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Samuel Francis Smith (1808–1895)

Smith, Samuel Francis. An American clergyman and religious verse-writer: born in Boston, Oct. 21, 1808; died there, Dec. 23, 1895. He was the author of numerous hymns, including ‘America,’ which was written in 1832; and published for young readers and others: ‘Knights and Sea Kings’; ‘Mythology and Early Greek History’; and ‘Poor Boys who Became Great.’