George Duffield, Jr. D.D.
(September 12, 1818 – July 6, 1888) was an American Presbyterian minister and hymnodist.
He was born on September 12, 1818 to Presbyterian minister George Duffield. He graduated from Yale College and the Union Theological Seminary in New York. He was a pastor from 1840 to 1869 at numerous cities including Brooklyn, New York; Bloomfield, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Adrian, Michigan; Galesburg, Illinois; Saginaw City, Michigan; Ann Arbor, Michigan and Lansing, Michigan. He married and had a son, minister Samuel Willoughby Duffield. He died on July 6, 1888 and was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan.
His hymns include:
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- "Blessed Saviour, Thee I love"
- "Parted for some anxious days"
- "Praise to our heavenly Father, God"
- "Slowly in sadness and in tears"
- "Stand up, stand up for Jesus"
Words by G.J. Webb