1811–1877

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Born: May 26, 1811, near Bal­ly­mo­ney, Coun­ty An­trim, Ire­land.

Died: Oc­to­ber 18, 1877, Cleve­land, Ohio.

Buried: Wood­land Ce­me­te­ry, Cleve­land, Ohio.

Biography

Hunter em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca in 1817, and en­tered Ma­di­son Col­lege in 1830.

He en­tered the Me­tho­dist Epis­co­pal min­is­try in Al­li­ance, Ohio, in 1832. He ed­it­ed the Pitts­burgh Con­fer­ence Jour­nal (1836–40) and the Chris­tian Ad­vo­cate. He served as pre­sid­ing elder of the Clarks­burg, West Vir­gin­ia, con­fer­ence un­til 1844. Then he went to the Can­ton Dis­trict, and fin­al­ly to Cleve­land, Ohio.

In 1855, he be­came Pro­fess­or of He­brew at Al­le­ghe­ny Col­lege, Mead­ville, Penn­syl­van­ia, and lat­er served as vice pre­si­dent of that school.

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