Born: Ju­ly 6, 1846, Brook­lyn, New York.

Died: June 12, 1919, Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia.

A bus­i­ness­man and YMCA work­er in Lo­gans­port, In­di­a­na, Sam­mis at­tend­ed Mc­Cor­mick and Lane The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­aries, was or­dained a Pres­by­ter­i­an min­is­ter in 1880. He served in Glid­den, Io­wa; In­di­an­a­po­lis, In­di­a­na; Grand­ha­ven, Mi­chi­gan, Red Wing, Min­ne­so­ta; and Sull­i­van, In­di­a­na. For the re­maind­er of his ca­reer, he taught at the Bi­ble In­sti­tute of Los An­ge­les.

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Hymns

  1. He’s a Friend of Mine
  2. Trust and Obey

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