Robert H. Coleman

COLEMAN, Robert Henry. b. Bardstown, Kentucky, 1 November 1869; d. Dallas, Texas, 13 February 1946. Coleman attended Georgetown College, Kentucky before moving to Plano, Texas where he operated a drugstore and edited the Plano Courier. During 1903-09, and 1915-46 he served as assistant secretary of the Dallas YMCA and administrative assistant and director of congregational singing at First Baptist Church, Dallas, where George W. Truett (1867-1944) was pastor. Coleman was business manager of the Baptist Standard, the Texas Baptist Weekly (1909-15), and led the singing for many annual meetings of the Southern Baptist Convention; and was the music director for the 1923 Baptist World Alliance...

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