George Bennard Edit Profile
Educational public schools.
He is best known for composing the famous hymn, "The Old Rugged Cross". Some time later, they moved again to Lucas, Iowa. He spent much of his life in Michigan and Wisconsin.
As a well-regarded author of Christian hymns, his most famous work is "The Old Rugged Cross". Bennard retired to Reed City, Michigan, and the town maintains a museum dedicated to his life and ministry. He died in Reed City, Michigan, where the local Chamber of Commerce erected a cross near his home.
Bennard is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California.
When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.
Married Araminta Behler, of Greencastle, Pennsylvania, February 25, 1895. Children: Zoe (deceased), Fay George, John Paul.