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D. L. Moody

D. L. Moody Christian Evangelist, Friend of Man, Founder of the Northfield Schools, was converted to God in a shoe store on this site April 21, 1855

Court Street, Boston, MA

1837-1899. American evangelist, b. Northfield, Mass. Shoe salesman, Boston and Chicago (to1860); gave up business to devote himself to evangelism; organized North Market Sabbath School (1858) in Chicago; met Ira D. Sankey (1870); with him made two tours in Great Britain (1873-75 and 1881-83); campaigned in many cities in U.S. Founded Northfield Seminary for girls (1879), Mount Hermon School for boys (1881), Chicago(now Moody) Bible Institute (1889). With Sankey published Sacred Songs and Solos (1873), Gospel Hymns (1875). From: Merriam Webster’s Biographical Dictionary

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