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Missionary

Morton Dexter Dunning, American missionary. Member Japan Peace Society, Asiatic Society of Japan (life), Psi Upsilon.

Background

Dunning, Morton Dexter was born on December 14, 1872 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Albert Elijah and Harriet (Wood) Westbrook Dunning.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Amherst, 1896, A.M., 1905. Graduate Hartford Theological Seminary, 1899.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1899. Pastor Forest Grove, Oregon, 1899-1801. Professor of English, Doshisha Academy, Kyoto, Japan, since 1902.

Instructor English, Imperial U., Kyoto, Japan, 1909-1910. Editor Mission News, 1906-1908. Treasurer Japan Mission, American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 1910-1915.

Trustee and treasurer Kobe Girls’ College.

Membership

Member Japan Peace Society, Asiatic Society of Japan (life), Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Mary Kingsbury Ward, of Newton Centre, Massachusetts, July 26, 1899.

father:
Albert Elijah Dunning

mother:
Harriet (Wood) Westbrook Dunning

spouse:
Mary Kingsbury Ward