Joseph S. Cook

Short Name: Joseph S. Cook
Full Name: Cook, Joseph S. (Joseph Simpson), 1859-1933
Birth Year: 1859
Death Year: 1933

Cook, Joseph Simpson. (Durham County, England, December 4, 1859--May 27, 1933, Toronto, Canada). Methodist. Wesleyan Theological College (Montreal) certificate, 1885; B.D., 1893; Illinois Wesleyan University, M.A., 1892; S.T.D., 1903. Pastorates in Ontario at Bayfield (1881-1882); Bluevale (1885-1887); Hensall (1888-1890); Ripley (1891-1893); Granton (1894-1896); Walkerville (1896-1898); Wallaceburg (1899-1902); Clinton (1903-1904); Ridgetown (1905-1908); Toronto (1909-1913, 1919-1925); Meaford (1914-1916); and Gravenhurst (1917-1918). He contributed articles and verse to many church-connected magazines. His best-known hymn, "Gentle Mary laid her child Lowly in a manger" won a 1919 contest of the Methodist weekly Christian Guardian.

--Hugh McKellar, DNAH Archives

Texts by Joseph S. Cook (5)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Bright is the glory, glad is the heartJoseph Simpson Cook (Author)2
Choose I must, and soon must chooseJoseph Cook (Author)English7
Gentle Mary laid her childJoseph Simpson Cook (Author)46
Smile for the SaviorJoseph Simpson Cook (Author)2
Tierna María a su bebéJoseph Simpson Cook (Author)Spanish2
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