Born: Sep­tem­ber 5, 1851, Mil­ler­ton, New York.

Died: May 19, 1939, Ball­ston Spa, New York.

Buried: Ball­ston Spa, New York.

Grose at­tend­ed the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Ro­ches­ter, New York (AB 1876, AM 1880). He was or­dained a Bap­tist min­ister in 1883, and served at the First Bap­tist Church, Pough­keep­sie, New York (1883-1887) and the First Bap­tist Church, Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia (1888-1890). He al­so served as pre­si­dent of the Un­i­ver­si­ty of South Da­ko­ta (1890-92), taught his­to­ry at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Chi­ca­go (1892-96), was as­sist­ant ed­it­or of The Watch­man in Bos­ton (1896-1900), and ed­it­or­i­al sec­re­ta­ry for the Amer­i­can Bap­tist Home Mis­sion So­ci­e­ty (1904-1910), and ed­it­ed the Mis­sions jour­nal for 23 years. He lived his lat­er years in Mount Ver­non, New York. His works in­clude:



  1. Give of Your Best to the Mas­ter
  2. Priceless Is Thy Treasure


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