Dunning, Albert Elijah - from United States

ID: 261497
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1867

Graduated at Andover Theological Seminary 1870. Ordained September 29, 1870. First pastor Highland Congregational Church, Roxbury, Mass, 1870-1881. Secretary Congregational Sunday School and Publishing Society 1881-89.

Represented Congregational churches of the United States on International Sunday School Lesson Committee 1884-1901 (secretary 1897-1901).

Member International Normal Committee 1885, editor-in-chief The Congregationalist 1889-1911 (member of firm of W. L. Greene & Company, publishers of The Congregationalist). Active in Chautauqua work (superintendent normal department of Chautauqua Assembly, superintendent of instruction Nebraska Assembly, associate superintendent New England Assembly, instructor in various other assemblies), member Boston School Board 1873—77, lecturer at Andover Theological Seminary 1881-82 (also Southworth lecturer there 1915-16), lecturer at Atlanta Theological Seminary 1913. President Congregational Education Society 1915.

Member Massachusetts Pilgrim Tercentenary Commission 1915. Leader Tremont Temple Bible Class 1889. Taught Bible class for men and women, Old South Church, Boston, 1909-1922 for several summers, until incapacitated by illness in 1922, pastor-in-charge of the church, D.D. Beloit 1887 author. Bible Studies (published in United States, republished in England, and translated into Tamil language), 'The Sunday School Library, Congregationalists in America, and 'The Making of the Bible. Contributor to Sunday School Times, Advance, and Golden Rule, Wrote for Monday Club Sermons. Editor Pilgrim Teacher 1873-77. Member Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati. Social leader of two tours abroad in 1895 and 1896. Made trip around the world 1911. Visited Europe fifteen times, and went twice through Mediterranean countries and up the Nile to Philae.

Born January 5, 1844, in Brookfield, Conn. Died November 14, 1923, in Brookline, Mass.

Obituary record of Graduates of Yale College, year 1923-24, page 1018

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