Cushman, Job a Congregational minister, was born at Kingston, Massachusetts, January 17, 1797. He studied at the Kingston Grammar School; graduated from Brown University in 1819; studied theology with Calvin Park, D.D., and was ordained in Springfield, N.H., July 6, 1825, where he remained pastor three years. During 1828 and 1829 he was acting pastor in Bristol; the next two years in Sullivan; 1832 in Westford, Connecticut; from 1833 to 1835 in North Wrentham (now Norfolk), Massachusetts; until 1839 pastor in Prescott; from 1841 to 1843 acting pastor in Tolland; from 1852 to 1854, in Palmyra, Pewaukee, and Watertown, Wisconsin; from 1856 to 1859 in Truro and North Truro, Massachusetts; until 1861 in Marlborough, Vermont; 1862 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. From 1863 to 1867 he resided in Plymouth without charge, and thereafter in Grinnell, Iowa. He died August 5, 1878. He published, Address on Washington's Birthday (1835): — The Law of God: — The Living and the Dead: — Revivals of Religion Desirable: — The Blessedness of Living in the Present Age: — A Complaint; Appeal to Churches of the Old Colony (1871). See Cong. Year-book, 1879, page 40.