Cutter, Edward Francis, Dd
Cutter, Edward Francis, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Portland, Maine, January 20, 1810. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1828, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1831; was ordained pastor of the Second Church in Warren, Maine, May 8, 1833; dismissed May 8, 1846; September 23 of the latter year was installed pastor at Belfast, and resigned in October 1855, but was not regularly dismissed until a year afterwards. During 1856 and 1857 he was editor of the Christian Era. The next two years he was acting pastor at Beardstown, Illinois, and then, from 1859 to 1863, resided in Belfast, Maine, without charge. At Rockland he was acting pastor from 1863 to 1871, and at Andover during 1873. Excepting one year in California, he resided, after this, without charge, in Belfast. At two periods he was recording secretary of the General Conference of Maine, viz. 1844- 48 and 1851; from 1868 to 1880, secretary of the Maine Congregational Charitable Society; from 1842 to 1857, trustee of the Maine Missionary Society; from 1873, an overseer of Bowdoin College. His death occurred in Charleston, S.C., March 27, 1880. Mr. Cutter wrote largely for religious periodicals, and besides various sermons and essays, he published, Pastoral Conversations (1846): — Day of Judgment and Day of Salvation: — Household Instruction. See Cong. YearBook, 1881, page 20.