Born: No­vem­ber 22, 1840, Row­ley, Mass­a­chu­setts.

Born just af­ter the pre­si­den­tial cam­paign of “Tip­pe­ca­noe and Ty­ler, too,” Ten­ney was named af­ter Amer­i­can pre­si­dent William Henry Har­ri­son. A dea­con in the Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church in Line­brook, Mass­a­chu­setts, he ed­it­ed or was as­so­ci­ate ed­it­or of over 30 books, and con­trib­ut­ed to hun­dreds more. His works in­clude:



  1. Beyond the Swelling Flood
  2. Come to Jesus
  3. Ever Will I Pray
  4. Hallowed Hour of Pray­er
  5. Jesus Is Passing This Way
  6. My Anchor Is Holding
  7. Nothing Between
  8. Onward Christ­ian Sol­diers
  9. We’ll Never Say Goodbye
  10. Where Will You Spend Eternity?