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Waldo Hutchins

Birthplace: Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Waldo Hutchins and Ann Hutchins
Husband of Elizabeth Hutchins
Father of Julia Sterling Wolcott; Augustus Schell Hutchins; Waldo Hutchins and William Ellsworth Hutchins

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About Waldo Hutchins

Waldo Hutchins (September 30, 1822 - February 8, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, Hutchins was graduated from Amherst (Massachusetts) College in 1842. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in New York City. He served as member of the State assembly in 1852. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1867. Park commissioner 1857-1869.

Hutchins was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alexander Smith. He was reelected to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses and served from November 4, 1879, to March 3, 1885. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1884. He resumed the practice of law in New York City. He was appointed in 1887 member of the Central Park commission and served until his death, February 8, 1891, in New York City. There is a bench in his memory near Conservatory Water, Central Park. He was interred in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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Waldo Hutchins's Timeline

September 30, 1822
Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut
December 14, 1853
Age 31
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
July 17, 1855
Age 32
Hartford, Hartford, CT, USA
November 11, 1856
Age 34
September 20, 1858
Age 35
New York, New York County, New York, United States
September 18, 1861
Age 38
February 8, 1891
Age 68