August 30, 1874, Edinburgh, Scotland.

December 30, 1915, on the steam ship Korona.

At sea.

Son of Ira Sankey, Allan studied civil engineering and architecture at Princeton University, graduating in 1897. In 1898, he became president of the Biglow & Main music publishers in New York City. He also served as vice-president of the Leeds and Catlin Phonograph Company, and on the Advisory Board of the Greenich Bank. His works include:

  1. Cidenton
  2. Go and Work!
  3. God’s Peace I’ll Know
  4. Great Is His Mercy
  5. Kept for Jesus
  6. Lead Me
  7. Lord, Send Us Forth
  8. Never Give Up
  9. Old Orchard
  10. Palo Alto
  11. Potenza
  12. Winter Park
  13. Year of Precious Blessings, A