Smith, Oswald Jeffray (Jeffrey)
Author & Composer
b Odessa. Ontario, Canada 1889, d Toronto, Canada, 1986. He founded and (for over 30 years pastored) The People’s Church in Toronto, moving from senior pastor to missionary pastor and visiting every continent as evangelist and preacher/teacher. As a songwriter he partnered the American composer and gospel singer Homer Rodeheaver, as in their popular ‘When Jesus came’, which like others was often used at Billy Graham crusade meetings. No.454.