Palestine Herald-Press Monday, April 11, 1994
Services for Everett Hutchinson, 79, of Bethesda, Md., will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at St. Philips Episcopal Church. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Funeral Home, with full military honors accorded by U.S. Navy personnel. A memorial service was held Sunday at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. Mr. Hutchinson died of a heart attack Wednesday at his home. A native of Hempstead, he received his B.B.A. and J. D. degrees from the University of Texas. He served in the Navy during World War II, including active service in the South Pacific, and held the rank of captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve as Judge Advocate. He was a member of the 1941 and 1943 sessions of the Texas Legislature and was appointed assistant attorney general of Texas in 1949. He served as commissioner of the Interstate Commerce Commission for 10 years, first appointed by President Eisenhower in 1955, and became chairman of ICC in 1961, appointed by President Kennedy. In April 1961, President Kennedy appointed Hutchinson a member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. In October 1961, he headed the U.S. delegation to the International Conference on River Navigation in Paris. He was appointed the First Deputy Secretary of Transportation by President Johnson when the department was created in 1967. He was president of the National Association of Motor Bus Owners at the time of his appointment. Mr. Hutchinson had been a partner since 1968 in the Texas law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. He was president of the Texas Breakfast Club in 1970 and was president of the Texas State Society of Washington, D.C., in 1964 and 1965. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Stafford Hutchinson of Bethesda; son, Stafford Hutchinson of Dallas; daughter Ann Hutchinson Slattery of Corpus Christi; sister Lois H. Cullen of Houston; and one granddaughter. Pallbearers will be Wayne Smith, C. L. Kolstad III, Ted Maffitt, Ted Welty, Stewart Kenderdine, Bob Kenderdine, Tom Broyles, Pete Montgomery and David Dial. Memorials may be made to the Everett Hutchinson Endowed Presidential Scholarship at The University of Texas Law School Foundation, P.O. Box 149090, Austin, Texas, 78714-9090; or The National Museum of Women in the Arts; 1250 New York Ave. N. W., Washington, D.C., 20005 3920; or to the Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C., 20016.
Elizabeth Stafford Hutchinson
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