Born: De­cem­ber 27, 1866, Ak­ron, Ohio.

Died: Au­gust 12, 1947.

Buried: Mt. Mo­ri­ah Ce­me­te­ry, With­ams­ville, Ohio.


Frederick was the son of John Frank­lin Rowe and Ed­itha Ma­ry Par­dee, and hus­band of Fay­ette Smith Ack­ley.

By age 10, he was a news boy for the Ak­ron Dai­ly Bea­con, and lat­er be­came the pa­per’s tel­e­graph ed­it­or.

He at­tend­ed public schools, and for a year, Buch­tel Col­lege in Akron.

In 1887, Rowe moved to Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio to help his fa­ther run the Chris­tian Lead­er.

Lat­er in life, he was on the board of di­rect­ors for both the Pot­ter Or­phans’ Home and the Ten­nes­see Orp­hans’ Home, and man­aged the F. L. Pub­lish­ing com­pa­ny on Elm Street in Cin­cin­na­ti.

Rowe’s works in­clude:

  1. Blessèd Light Di­vine
  2. Christian War­fare