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RANKIN, Jeremiah Eames, clergyman, born in Thornton, New Hampshire, 2 January, 1828. After graduation at Middlebury college in 1848, and at Andover theological seminary in 1854, he was pastor of Presbyterian and Congregational churches in Potsdam, New York, St. Albans, Vermont, Lowell and Charlestown, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C. Since 1884 he has been pastor of the Valley church in Orange, New Jersey He was a trustee of Howard university in 1870-'8, and professor of homiletics and pastoral theology there in 1878-'84. He has been twice a delegate to the general conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, and in 1884 was a delegate to the Congregational union of England and Wales. Middlebury gave him the degree of D. D. in 1869. He has contributed to religious periodicals, edited the " Pilgrim Press" and the" Congregational Review," has written several national hymns, including "For God and Home and Native Land" and "Keep your Colors Flying," and is the author of the "Bridal Ring" (Boston, 1866), "Auld Scotch Mither" (1873); "Subduing Kingdoms "(Washington, 1, q81) ; "The Hotel of God" (Boston, 1883);"Atheism of the Heart" (1884); " Christ His Own Interpreter" (1884); and " Ingleside Rhaims" (New York, 1887).
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