Jon Cunnyngham
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Jon Cunnyngham

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Dr. Jon S. Cunnyngham
Born 1930s.
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Jon Cunnyngham (b. 03 Mar 1935)

Jon S Cunnyngham (5th Generation son of Wilkie B Cunnyngham and Modesta R Gutierrez) was born March 3, 1935 in Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri. His brother is Wilkie B. Cunnyngham, Jr, born October 24, 1923 in Leupp, Arizona, died January 11, 1945 in Hollister, California; and sister Juanita (Cunnyngham) Turpin, born February 1, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Father: Wilkie Burford Cunnyngham, born October 3, 1893 in Polk County, Missouri; died March 14, 1989 in St. Charles, Missouri.

Mother: Modesta R. (Gutierrez) Cunnyngham, born February 7, 1899 in Puerto Rico; died May 27, 1974 in Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri. [1]

Married (1) Nancy Lou Bonte June 21, 1958 in Rocky River, Ohio to November 12, 1977; born April 4, 1935 in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio; died February 13, 1981 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio.

Children of Nancy Bonte and Jon Cunnyngham are:
(i) Kathryn Lisa Cunnyngham, born October 17, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois.
(ii) Karen Elizabeth Cunnyngham, born October 2, 1962 in Washington, DC.
(iii) Kristin Anne Cunnyngham, born April 1, 1966 in New York City, NY.

Married (2) Mary Ellen Eschbach, November 11, 1982 in Dayton, Ohio to December 5, 1994; born June 8, 1960 in Springfield, Ohio.

Children of Mary Eschbach and Jon Cunnyngham are:
(iv) Jason B Cunnyngham, born November 23, 1983 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Married Elizabeth Anne Castle October 14, 2008 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; born May 14, 1987.
(v) Ian Michael Cunnyngham, born September 24, 1985 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

Married (3) Carolyn Kay "Carrie" Vitton Mar 7, 2006 in Upper Arlington, Franklin County, Ohio; born March 11, 1950 in Hancock, Houghton, Michigan.

Children of Carolyn Vitton and John Kade are:
(i) Laura Lynn (Kade) Grindle, born January 13, 1970 in Aurora, Illinois. Married William E. Grindle.
(ii) Scott Christopher Kade, born December 13, 1971 in Aurora, Illinois. Married Tamara L. Keltner June 22, 2006 in Riviera Cancun, Mexico; born in 1971.
(iii) Marc Daniel Kade, born June 16, 1973 in Joliet, Illinois. Married Jennifer L. Polunas
(iv) Christine Marie (Kade) Bommersbach, born September 11, 1977 in Augusta, Georgia. Married Tom Bommersbach.

Last published biographical sketch for Prof. Jon Cunnyngham is shown in Marquis Who's Who (2005):

EDUCATION BA (Physics), Oberlin College, 1957; PhD (Economics, Econometrics), U. Chicago, 1964; economist, information systems educator.

AWARD Ford Foundation Faculty Research fellow, 1965-66.

CAREER Instr. U. Chicago, 1961-62; asst, prof. econs. Columbia U., N.Y.C., 1963-65, assoc. prof., 1965-66, Ohio State U., Columbus, 1966-68, prof., 1969-88, chmn. econs. dept., 1968-76, Mershon policy economist, 1976-80, prof. information systems, 1981-88; dir. Foundation for Electronic Pub., 1990-93; founder Star Nest Light Ctr., 1993-96; Star Gate Enterprise, 1997-2001, Emergent Process Enterprise, 2002- .

RESEARCH CAREER Econ. statistician U.S. Bur. Census, Washington, 1962-63; research assoc., National Bur. Econ. Research, N.Y.C., 1963-68; dir. Ohio State Financial Research Ctr., Columbus, 1967-75; dir. research, Ohio Edison Ctr., Applied Information Technology Research, 1987-89.

SERVICE Society for General System Research (treas. Ctrl. Ohio 1977-78, pres. 1978-79), American Cybernetics Society (treas. 1981-82, pres. 1983-85), Accredited U.S. Standards Com. X3V1 (chmn. TG5 1991-94), International Standards Organization JTC1/SC18 (convener WG5 1992-94).


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Jon, I am struggling with the Burford family and would appreciate your help with sources for the data you have.

Robin Lee

posted by Robin Lee
Really could use your help. The following merges would eliminate some unnecessary duplicates. Your approval of them would take care of that: Luttrell-415 & Luttrell-224; Luttrell-431 & Luttrell-218; Luttrell-432 & Luttrell-262; Luttrell-434 & Luttrell- 248

Thanks, Shirley

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