1830–1908

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 15, 1830, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Died: Au­gust 29, 1908, Ho­tel Marl­bo­rough, At­lan­tic Ci­ty, New Jer­sey.

Buried: Wood­lands Ce­me­te­ry, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

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Biography

Lewis was the son of Lew­is Red­ner and Ka­the­rine Sny­der.

He worked in the real es­tate bu­si­ness in Phil­a­del­phia, and played the organ at four dif­fer­ent church­es dur­ing his life.

He spent the long­est time (19 years) at Ho­ly Tri­ni­ty Church in Phil­a­del­phia, where he helped great­ly ex­pand the Sun­day School pro­gram.

Sources

Music