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Judge Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr
Birth: Oct. 18, 1879
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1973
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Judge Hutcheson was sent to several schools as a youth and attended the University of Virginia and the University of Texas School of Law. His summers were spent fox hunting and reading with his family in the mountains in Tenn. at their summer home, referred to as "The Ridge". He served as legal counsel for the city of Houston, TX. from 1913 to 1917 and was elected the Mayor of Houston for a term during 1917/18. Subsequently he resigned as Mayor when he was nominated by President Wilson for a vacated position as Federal District Judge for the Southern District of Texas in early 1918. In 1930 President Hoover elevated him to a position on the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. He became its Chief Judge from 1948-1959. In 1945 he was appointed as the U.S. Chairman to the British/American Commission on the settlement of Jews in Palestine by President Truman. He passed away after several years with complications from a stroke. SAR #65958. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (1842 - 1924)
  Mildred Lightfoot Carrington Hutcheson (1846 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Anne Elizabeth Weeden Hutcheson (1880 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (1907 - 1997)*
  Mary Pye Hutcheson Seale (1912 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Nash Hutcheson Chapin (1868 - 1957)*
  Mary Manly Hutcheson (1870 - 1891)*
  Stella Hutcheson Dabney (1872 - 1946)*
  Mildred Carrington Hutcheson Clymer (1874 - 1954)*
  Kate Lightfoot Hutcheson (1876 - 1876)*
  Charles Sterling Hutcheson (1877 - 1887)*
  Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (1879 - 1973)
  Allen Carrington Hutcheson (1882 - 1974)*
  John William Hutcheson (1883 - 1884)*
  William Palmer Hutcheson (1887 - 1966)**
  Rosalie Winifred Hutcheson Bosworth (1890 - 1975)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2011
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Judge Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr
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Judge Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr
Added by: Jim Hutcheson (James Sterling H.)
 
Judge Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr
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 Added: Apr. 14, 2013
 
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