Biography of Frank M. Hutchins
Broome County, NY Biographies





FRANK M. HUTCHINS - Among the substantial and progressive citizens of Binghamton a prominent position must be assigned to Frank M. Hutchins, well known as a member of the firm of Hutchins & Hazen, investment brokers, with offices in the Kilmer building. Mr. Hutchins was born in Boston, Massachusetts, October 11, 1876, a son of Isaiah M. and Margaret Matilda (Laurey) Hutchins, both of whom were natives of Maine. The elder Hutchins was a sea captain by occupation. During the Civil War he served as a member of Company G, Fortieth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers. Prank M. was but eleven years of age when he lost his father and mother, their deaths occurring in 1887.

In 1896 Mr. Hutchins graduated from the high school, and then attended Boston University for one year, after which he learned the trade of custom tailoring. He remained at this work for only two years, however, and then secured employment with Shreve, Crumb & Lowe, in charge of their combination fixture work. Two years passed in this manner, and he then spent a year in charge of a department for the Eastman Kodak Company at Boston, Massachusetts, Following this Mr. Hutchins was four years in the Massachusetts Secret Service Department. His next connection was with the E. B. Hall Publishing Company, of Boston, where he remained eleven years. During this time he made much progress and was successively made sales manager, district manager and manager in charge of the New York office. Severing his connection with that company, he next accepted the position as New England manager for the Sperry Hutchinson Stamp Company. Later the United States Steel Company employed him as manager for Southern New York, which connection he gave up to do war service.

Mr. Hutchins was connected with the United States Sub Treasury for the war period, in charge of District Four as publicity manager, and had under his supervision nine counties and 228 towns and cities in Central and Southern New York. Returning to civilian life at the close of the war, he settled at Binghamton, where he has since been engaged in the investment brokerage business.

In 1905 Mr. Hutchins was united in marriage with Nellie M. Everett, of Portland, Connecticut, and they are the parents of three children: Evelyn, born in 1909; Frances, born in 1914; and Gwendolyn, born in 1919. The family are rnembers of Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church of Binghamton.

From:
Binghamton and Broome County
New York
Editor in chief: William Foote Seward
Libarian for the Binghamton Public Libraey
Lewis Historical Publishing Company
New York and Chicago, 1924


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