November 22, 1852, New York City.

June 15, 1936, Brookline, Massachusetts.

Rankin graduated from Princeton University (AB 1873, AM 1876) and Union Theological Seminary (BD 1877), and was literary editor of The Congregationalist in Boston, Massachusetts. The 1880 census listed him as a clergyman in Hartford, Connecticut. His works include:

  1. Light of the World’s Dark Story