North, Frank Mason, a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church, was born in New York, December 3, 1850. He was graduated at Wesleyan University in 1872, and entered the ministry the same year. After filling important stations in the Methodist Episcopal Church for twenty years, he became in 1892 Corresponding Secretary of the New York City Church Extension and Missionary Society, since which date he has also been editor of the Christian City, published in New York City. Dr. North's home mission hymn found here (No.423) is one of the best in the entire Hymnal.
Jesus, the calm that fills my breast 549
Where cross the crowded ways of 423