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William Palmer Hutcheson
Birth: Aug. 1, 1887
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1966
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

"Palmer" was named for his maternal pioneering Texas family: Judge & Mrs. Edward A. Palmer. While most of his childhood was spent in Houston, in order to escape the tropical diseases of the summer, he and the Hutcheson family traveled to their home on Signal Mountain, Tenn. where he hunted, chased foxes and bowled with his family & friends . Once graduated from the Hill School, Princeton and the U. of Texas Law School, he enlisted and served as an officer in the U.S. Army Artillery Corp. during WWI. His carrer encompased working in the field of law with his father's law firm, then Baker-Botts, and finally joined with his sons and relations in Hutcheson, Taliaferro & Hutcheson. Palmer's outstanding sevice to the community included the presidency of the Houston Bar Assn, Regent of the Univ. of Houston, Chairman of the Community Chest, President of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Director of the Houston Chamber of Commerce. He was a person strongly out-spoken for liberty: and he once said that his philosophy was "preservation of rights and justice for all". 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Chappell Hutcheson (1842 - 1924)
  Harriet Elizabeth Palmer Hutcheson (1851 - 1927)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Lee Thomson Hutcheson (1890 - 1961)
 
 Children:
  William Palmer Hutcheson (1913 - 1990)*
  Thaddeus Thomson Hutcheson (1915 - 1986)*
  Edward Chappell Hutcheson (1920 - 1986)*
 
 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
Plot: Section C-3 Lot 057
 
Maintained by: Jim Hutcheson
Originally Created by: shirley weidler
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
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William Palmer Hutcheson
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William Palmer Hutcheson
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William Palmer Hutcheson
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