Ninde, Edward Summerfield was born on January 1, 1866 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of Bishop William Xavier and Sophronia E. (Falley) Ninde.
Studied in Europe, 1889-1891.
Ordained Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1891. Pastor Bay Port, Michigan, 1891-1892, Wyandotte, 1892-1895, Birmingham, 1895-1896, Detroit, 1896-1900, Ann Arbor, 1900-1905. Travel and study, 1905-1907.
Pastor Mathewson St. Church, Providence, Rhode Island, 1907-1917, 1st Church, Germantown, Philadelphia, 1917-1922, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1922-1929. Chaplain of Pennsylvania Slate Senate, 1923-1927.
The Story of the American Hymn. George Whitefield, Prophet-Preacher, 1924.