|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 20th district
March 4, 1859 – March 3, 1863
|Preceded by||Joshua Reed Giddings|
|Succeeded by||Richard C. Parsons|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives|
from the Trumbull County district
December 3, 1849 – December 1, 1850
Serving with Albert G. Riddle
|Preceded by||Isaac Lee|
Albert G. Riddle
|Succeeded by||M. C. Bradley|
G. H. Kent
|Born||July 25, 1812|
|Died||November 20, 1891 (aged 79)|
|Resting place||Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Rhoda M. Andrews|
|Alma mater||Western Reserve College|
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Life and career
Hutchins was born in Vienna Township, Trumbull County, Ohio. He was a first cousin of future congressman Wells A. Hutchins. He attended the district schools and Western Reserve College, known now as Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. He studied law with David Tod, later Ohio Governor. He was admitted to the bar in 1837 and commenced practice in Warren, Ohio.
He served as clerk of the common pleas court for Trumbull County from 1838–43, and was a member of the State house of representatives in 1849 and 1850. He served as the mayor of Warren for two years, and was member of the Warren Board of Education for six years. He later formed a partnership with Jacob Dolson Cox
Hutchins was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1859–March 3, 1863). He served as chairman of the Committee on Manufacturers (Thirty-seventh Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1862, and subsequently resumed the practice of law in Warren.
- Reed, George Irving; Randall, Emilius Oviatt; Greve, Charles Theodore, eds. (1897). Bench and Bar of Ohio: a Compendium of History and Biography. 2. Chicago: Century Publishing and Engraving Company. pp. 103–105.
- "Hon. John Hutchins". Annals of the Early Settlers Association of Cuyahoga County. Cleveland: Williams Publishing Co. 3: 48–51. 1892.
- United States Congress. "John Hutchins (id: H001008)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
Joshua R. Giddings
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th congressional district