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William Burgess Cunningham

Clergyman

William Burgess Cunningham, American clergyman. Mason.

Background

Cunningham, William Burgess was born on January 15, 1883 in Troy, Obion County, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Monroe and Mary Tennessee (Brown) Cunningham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bethel College, McKenzie, Tennessee, 1910 (president of class), Doctor of Divinity from the same college, 1932.

Career

Margaret. Ordained ministry of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1907. Pastor rural chs. and at Humboldt, Hickman and Rutherford, Tennessee, until 1916, Union City since 1916. Secretary and treasurer Board of Education Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Permanent engrossing clerk, General Assembly Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Elected moderator General Assembly, 1933. Declined presidency Bethel College, 1932.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Una Owen, October 25, 1911.

father:
William Monroe Cunningham

mother:
Mary Tennessee (Brown) Cunningham

spouse:
Una Owen