1876–1952

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 11, 1876, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Died: March 21, 1952, Wash­ing­ton, DC.

Buried: Cen­ter Ce­me­te­ry, Heath, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Howard was the son of Fran­cis Le­ba­ron Rob­bins and Lu­cy Mor­ton Hart­pence, and hus­band of Ma­ry Lou­ise Bay­lis.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty (BA 1899) and the Epis­co­pal The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry (BD 1903).

Robbins was or­dained a dea­con in 1903, and priest in 1904. He served a num­ber of posts:

He was on the Joint Com­mis­sion that re­vised The Hym­nal, and sev­er­al of his hymns ap­peared in The Hym­nal 1940.

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