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Harry Tennyson Domer

(1877- )
Washington, D.C.

Harry Domer was a Washington, D.C. attorney. He was born on January 30, 1877, the son of Rev. Dr. Samuel and Lydia L. (Davis) Domer. He received A.B., A.M., and LL.B. degrees from George Washington University. In 1922 he received an honorary Litt.D. from Susquehanna University. His poetry has appeared in various newspapers and periodicals. He was known for his public lectures and authored several well-known hymns. Domer served as the first national treasurer of the Lutheran Brotherhood and held other positions in the church. He was recognized as an authority on church art and liturgy. He lived at 1745 Q. St., N.W., Washington, D.C. (The creator and author of this website once lived at 3032 Q. St., in D.C.)

[Source: The Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets: The Who's Who of American Poets 126-127 (New York: Avon House, 1938)]


Harry Tennyson Domer, Citizens of No Mean City: An Address (Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1907)

__________________, The Church and the Man: A Practical, Man-to-Man Discussion of Present-day Needs and Problems, with Special Reference to the Laymen's and Brotherhood Movements (Philadelphia: Published for the author by the Lutheran Publ. Soc., 1910)

__________________, Organization for Service: An Address of Welcome to the First Convention of the Federal Council of Lutheran Brotherhoods ... Washington, D.C., June 5 to 7, 1911 (Philadelphia: Published for the author by the Lutheran Publ. Soc., 1911)

William Harrison Bruce (ed.), Lutheran Lyrics: An Anthology of Aesthetic, Moral and Religious Poems For Use in Church and Home (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: United Lutheran Publication House, 1938)(Harry Tennyson Domer & Walton Harlowe Greever, junior editors)