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Clergyman , storyteller , writer

Duane Douglas Hutchinson, American storyteller, writer, clergyman. award 1996), National CouncilTchrs. Member National Association Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling, Nebraska library association (Mari Sandoz award 1996), National CouncilTchrs. English.


Hutchinson, Duane Douglas was born on June 16, 1929 in Elgin, Nebraska, United States. Son of William Clyde and Eva Susan (Martin) Hutchinson.


Bachelor in Education, Kearney State College, 1953. Master of Theology, Perkins School Theology. Master of Theology, Southern Methodist University, 1956.

Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1956—1957. Master of Arts in English, University Nebraska, 1979.


Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1954. Certified Public school teacher, Nebraska Pastor, Chester and Hubbell, Nebraska, 1957-1961. Teaching fellow Centennial College, U. Nebraska, 1979-1981.

Campus minister U. Nebraska, 1961-1979. Travelling storyteller Nebraska Arts Council, South Dakot Arts Council and Iowa Arts Council, since 1979. Conductor writing and storytelling workshops.


  • Ordained to ministry United Methodist Church, 1954. Certified public school teacher Nebraska.



County delegate Democratic party. Past president local chapter United Nations Association. Member of National Council Teachers English, Nebraska Library Association (Mari Sandoz award 1996), National Association Preservation and Perpetuation Storytelling.


Married Marilyn Ann Burton, September 3, 1950. Children: Stephen Kent, James Wesley.

William Clyde Hutchinson

Eva Susan (Martin) Hutchinson

Marilyn Ann Burton

Stephen Kent Hutchinson

James Wesley Hutchinson