|John Cowper Granbery
||December 5, 1829
||April 1, 1907
||Clergyman, university professor
John Cowper Granbery (1829–1907) was an American clergyman of the Southern Methodist Episcopal church.
John Cowper Granbery was born on December 5, 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 1848.
He entered the Methodist ministry and acted as chaplain in the Confederate States Army. After preaching in Washington, Richmond, and Petersburg, he became Professor of moral philosophy and practical theology in Vanderbilt University in 1875. Seven years later, he was elected Bishop in the Southern Methodist church.
He died on April 1, 1907. He was buried in the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
- A Bible Dictionary (1882)
- Twelve Sermons (1896)
- Experience, The Crowning Evidence of the Christian Religion (1901)
List of bishops of the United Methodist Church
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.