1962 HD. Discovered 1962 Apr. 27 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in honor of James Cuffey, a member of the Indiana University faculty from 1946 to 1966 and then of the New Mexico State University faculty until 1976. He played a major role in arranging for the transfer of the 10-inch Cooke triplet from the Cincinnati Observatory to the Goethe Link Observatory in 1948 and thus the start of the Indiana minor-planet program. (M 9079)

Name proposed by F. K. Edmondson.

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