Eugene Ralph Hutchins, Lumber; Soundex Code H325
Born in: Lisbon, New Hampshire, on Wednesday, April 14, 1852;
Son of: Carleton Brown Hutchins and Nancy W. Hutchins nee: (Merrill); Descendants of the Hutchins and Merrill families of New Hampshire;
Education: Ph.B.. University of Michigan, 1875, LL.B., 1878;
Married: Jennie Lee Hutchins, nee: Gould, of Owosso, Michigan. Married on Tuesday, October 10, 1876;
Three children: Frederick E., Ralph G., Carleton B.
Principal of Owosso High School, 1875-6;
Practiced law at Owosso, Michigan, 1878-85;
In railway supply business, Detroit, Michigan 1885-8;
Member of firm of E.R.& R.G. Hutchins, lumber (in Chicago, the firm represents The Booth-Kelly Lumber Company, of Eugene Oregon);
President: Hutchins Lumber & Storage Company.
Member: Alpha Delta Phi.
Clubs: Illinois Athletic Club, Chicago Automobile Club, Edgewater Golf Club.
Office: 404 Great Northern Building, 20 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago
Home: 2226 W. Pratt Boulevard, 1917, 1919.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917; Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 39.
Eugene Ralph Hutchins and his wife Jennie Lee Hutchins were the first owners of
2226 W. Pratt Boulevard (1911-1926).
This house was featured on the 1996 Annual Fall House Tour.