Merland C Hutchison (1913 - 1993)

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Merland C Hutchison
1913 - 1993
December 27, 1913
Nebraska United States
February 12, 1993
Last Known Residence
Buena Park, Orange County, California 90620
Merland C Hutchison was born on December 27, 1913 in Nebraska. According to his family tree, Merland was father to 3 children. He married Velma Bell Hutchison, and they had children Sandra Hutchison Cook, Sylvia Jean Hutchison Jackson, and Teddy Jane Hutchison Soll. He died on February 12, 1993 at age 79. We know that Merland C Hutchison had been residing in Buena Park, Orange County, California 90620.
Updated: March 10, 2021
My Grandpa played guitar, he sang alot of old songs like.. you are my sunshine. He always called me Buttercup. He had a home in Buena Park, California & Clearbrook, Mn. His wife was Velma Bell Hutchison. He had 3 Daughters: My Aunt Sandra Hutchison Cook, My Mother Sylvia Jean Hutchison Jackson, and my Aunt Teddy Jane Hutchison Soll. He loved ketchup on his eggs, watching the TV shows Starsky & Hutch, Golden Girls, Punky Brewster, & Austin City Limits. He was handy and could build stuff. He constructed his own trailer long and large enough to haul a whole house full of furniture. He used it for his travels back and forth from his Buena Park, California Home to his Clearbrook, MN home. He loved watching movies like...The King & I. He got a kick out of Yul Brenner when he would say...etc, etc, etc. My Grandpa's name was Merland Charles Hutchison. He disliked his first name. Everyone always called him Hutch or Hutchy. He loved taking walks on his 400 acres of land on his Clearbrook, MN property. He would make me wear a bright orange hat and he would bring his shot gun in case of bear or wolves. He loved gardening and roses. He had a cat named George he was very fond off. He adopted George the cat when he was in MN and brought George back with him to his Buena Park, California home. He had a great sense of humor and also a bad temper. He loved going on drives and visiting family. He was a slow driver and would yell at other drivers that made him mad. He made me a doll cradle when I was nine and I loved it. He worked hard on it and painted it white. It was big enough to hold a real newborn baby. He worked on 747's in San Diego his whole career until he retired. He also owned a home in El Cajon. I spent every weekend pretty much with my Grandparents growing up in Buena Park, Ca. I even stayed with them at the El Cajon home alot and the Clearbrook, Mn home too. It just depended where they were at the time. We watched alot of movies together, old movies. Looked at old family photos. Went to the LA museum. I really miss my Grandpa Hutchy. He was great to me and I loved him alot.
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February 14, 1993
Wildomar, Riverside County, California United States
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Merland C Hutchison, father to 3 children, died on February 12, 1993 at age 79. He was buried in Wildomar, California United States. He was born on December 27, 1913 in Nebraska. According to his family tree, he married Velma Bell Hutchison, and they had children Sandra Hutchison Cook, Sylvia Jean Hutchison Jackson, and Teddy Jane Hutchison Soll. We know that Merland C Hutchison had been residing in Buena Park, Orange County, California 90620.

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In 1913, in the year that Merland C Hutchison was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

In 1928, by the time he was just 15 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1941, he was 28 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1986, Merland was 73 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1993, in the year of Merland C Hutchison's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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