John Hutchins

John Hutchins ( born July 25, 1812 in Vienna Center, Trumbull County, Ohio; † November 20, 1891 in Cleveland, Ohio ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. March 4, 1859 to March 3, 1863 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 20th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Hutchins was born in Vienna Center in Ohio. He attended the schools of Trumbull County and the Western Reserve College in Cleveland. He studied law with David 's death. In 1837 he was admitted to the bar in Warren. From 1838 to 1843 he was employed by various courts of Trumbull County, but not as a judge. In the House of Representatives from Ohio he sat from 1849 to 1850. Two years he served as mayor of Warren, six years as a member of the school committee of the city.

From 1859 to 1863 Hutchins was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States. There he represented the 20th electoral district of Ohio. From 1861 to 1863 he was chairman of the Committee on Manufacturers. 1862, the 20th electoral district was dissolved, Hutchins also did not run in another constituency. From then on he worked as an attorney in Warren again. In 1868, he moved to Cleveland, where he continued to pursued his profession. On November 20, 1891, he died in Cleveland and was buried at Lake View Cemetery.

Hutchins was married to Rhoda M. Andrews, who died in Cleveland just one year before him. Together, both had five children. His cousin, Wells A. Hutchins, was also a member of the House of Representatives.