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Joseph Chappell Hutcheson

Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, American lawyer, ex-congressman. Member State legislature, 1880-1882.


  • Hutcheson, Joseph Chappell was born on May 18, 1842 in Mechlenburg Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Sterling and Mary M. Hutcheson.

  • Education

    • Graduate Randolph-Macon College, Virginia, 1861. Served private, Lieutenant and captain Virginia infantry, C.S.A., 1861-1865. Graduate law department University of Virginia, 1866.


    • 2d, Houston, Texas, August 11, 1886, Mistress Bettie (Palmer) Milby. Practiced law Grimes Company, Texas, 1866-1874. Since then at Houston, Texas.


    • Author of the bill to establish University of Texas.


    Member State legislature, 1880-1882.


    • Married 1st, 1867, Mildred Carrington, of Virginia.
    • father: Charles Sterling
    • mother: Mary M. Hutcheson
    • spouse: 1867
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    Born March 18, 1842