Cunningham, John Whitfield, Dd
Cunningham, John Whitfield, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Salem, Tennessee, in 1805. He graduated from Washington College in 1823, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1824; was professor of Biblical literature and exegesis in Hanover Seminary, Indiana; and stated supply at Middle Fork from 1831 to 1834; was ordained by the Presbytery of Salem in the latter year; pastor at Jonesborough, Tennessee, until 1845; stated supply of Second Church, Knoxville, for one year; pastor of Second Church, La Porte, Indiana, from 1846 to 1849; agent of the American Home Missionary Society from 1859 to 1862; stated supply at Nora and Lena, Illinois, for three years; labored for the Presbyterian missions in Illinois from 1865 to 1867; was stated supply for a Congregational Church in Naperville until 1871, and died there, February 8, 1874. See Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 57.