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John M. Wigner

John M. Wigner
Short Name: John M. Wigner
Full Name: Wigner, John M., 1844-1911
Birth Year: 1844
Death Year: 1911

Wigner, John Murch, second son of J. T. Wigner, was born at Lynn, June 19, 1844. He was educated at the Grammar School of Lynn, and afterwards graduated B.A. and B.SC. in the London University. Mr. J. M. Wigner now resides near London, and has been for many years in the India Home Civil Service. He is connected with his father's church, and has done much to promote the spiritual welfare of the young. He is the author of several hymns, three of which are in the Baptist Psalms and Hymns for School and Home, 1882;—
1. "Come to the Saviour now!" Invitation.
2. "Lost one! wandering on in sadness." Return to God.
3. "Lo, a loving Friend is waiting." The Call of Jesus.
The first of these is in the Baptist Psalms & Hymns, 1880, and is dated 1871. [Rev. W.R. Stevenson, M.A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


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