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W. McComb

Short Name: W. McComb
Full Name: McComb, William, 1793-1873
Birth Year: 1793
Death Year: 1873

McComb, William, author of "Chief of sinners though I be" (Christ All and All), was born in Coleraine, County Londonderry, Ireland, in 1793, and was for several years a bookseller in Belfast. He published The Dirge of O'Neill, 1816; The School of the Sabbath, 1822; and The Voice of a Year, 1848. These together with smaller pieces were collected and pub. as The Poetical Works of William M'Comb, 1864.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


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