Cutler, Rufus Putnam
Cutler, Rufus Putnam a Congregational minister, was born at Hamilton, Massachusetts, July 11, 1815. He graduated from Yale College in 1840, and from the Divinity School of Harvard University in 1844; in 1846 became pastor of the Second Unitarian Congregational Society of Portland, Maine; in 1854, of the First Unitarian Church in San Francisco, California; and in 1859 returned to New England. He preached for a few months at Staten Island; in 1869 took charge of a church in Charleston, S.C.; in October 1872, sailed for Europe, and on his return voyage, in August, 1873, he was struck with partial paralysis. He died in Brooklyn, N.Y., December 9, 1877. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1878.