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Titus, William A., 1868-1951 "The Hutchins family in Wisconsin"


The Hutchins Family in Wisconsin: Allen Sabin Hutchins (1817-1903), Charles A. Hutchins (1828-1911), and Frank A. Hutchins (1851-1914) led public lives devoted to education in Wisconsin. Allen S. Hutchins devoted his career to the college in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin known as Wayland Academy, serving as the school's President of Administration. Charles A. Hutchins, Allen S. Hutchin's younger brother, began his educational career as principal of the high school in Janesville in 1864. Charles also worked to organize a new school district in Ionia, Michigan and afterwards worked for thirteen years as City Superintendent of Fond du Lac schools and principal of Fond du Lac High School. Charles was also Assistant State Superintendent of Schools from 1891-1895. Frank A. Hutchins, son of Allen S. Hutchins, began his career as township library clerk in the office of the state superintendent of schools from 1891-1895. Frank A. Hutchins also served as a member of the Wisconsin Free Library Commission, which greatly expanded Wisconsin's public library system. Frank A. Hutchins also created the Legislative Reference Bureau and served as head of the University of Wisconsin Extension from 1907-1914. (8 pages).

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Citation: Titus, William A., 1868-1951 "The Hutchins family in Wisconsin" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 16 /Issue: 3 (1932-1933)

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