Cullen, George Downie
Cullen, George Downie an English Congregational minister, was born at Doune, in October, 1799. Receiving his education at Glasgow College and Theological Academy, in 1822 he accepted a call to Leith, which church he served until his retirement in 1869. He served as secretary of the Widows' Fund of the Scottish Churches, and chairman of the fund until his death. He also carried on the Yardheads Mission and Leith Sailors' School in connection with his pastorate, and was one of the founders of the Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society, and of the National Bible Society of Scotland, and was also connected with several other societies of like character. He died October 1, 1891. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1892.