Born: Au­gust 5, 1838, Con­cord, New Hamp­shire.

Died: Au­gust 17, 1920, Con­cord, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Sleepy Hol­low Ce­me­te­ry, Con­cord, Mas­sa­chu­setts.


A gra­du­ate of Will­iams Col­lege (MA 1861) and the Ge­ne­ral Theo­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, New York Ci­ty (DD 1865), Hut­chins be­came an Epis­co­pal min­is­ter in 1865.

He served as rec­tor of Saint John’s, Low­ell, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1867); as­sist­ant pas­tor at St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral, Buf­fa­lo, New York (1869–72); and rec­tor of Grace Church, Med­ford, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1872–90).

He al­so served as as­sist­ant sec­re­ta­ry of the Ge­ne­ral Con­ven­tion (1871 & 1874) and Sec­re­ta­ry of the Con­ven­tion (1877), and ed­it­ed the week­ly pub­li­ca­tion The Par­ish Choir from 1874 to short­ly be­fore his death.


Hutchins put out ma­ny books, but so far we have not seen any ly­rics or mu­sic that he wrote. His pub­li­ca­tions in­clude: