Cushing, Christopher, Dd

Cushing, Christopher, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born at Scituate, Massachusetts, May 3, 1820. In 1844 he graduated from Yale College; spent one year in Yale Divinity School, and in 1847 graduated from Andover Theological Seminary. In February, 1849, he was ordained pastor of the Edwards Church, Boston, and remained there until April 1851; from September following until September 1868, was pastor in North Brookfield; for ten years, from 1867, was secretary of the American Congregational Union; from January to July 1879, treasurer of the Massachusetts Home Missionary Society; from 1867 to 1875 one of the editors of the Congregational Quarterly, and was its sole editor and proprietor during the succeeding three years. In 1855 he became one of the overseers of the Charity Fund of Amherst College; from 1852 to 1863 he prepared and published the Annual Reports of the Brookfield Auxiliary Foreign Missionary Society. He also published many Sermons and Addresses. He died October 23, 1881. See Cong. Year-book, 1882, page 26.

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