Hutchins, Eugene Ralph

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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.

Recreation: Golf.

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.