Velma Bell Hutchison (1920 - 2006)

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Velma Bell (Snyder) Hutchison
1920 - 2006
February 20, 1920
November 24, 2006
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Wildomar, Riverside County, California 92595
Velma Bell Hutchison was born on February 20, 1920. Her maiden name is Snyder and she married into the Hutchison family. According to her family tree, Velma was mother to 3 children. She married Merland C Hutchison, and they had children Sandra Hutchison Cook, Sylvia Jean Hutchison Jackson, and Teddy Jane Hutchison Soll. She died on November 24, 2006 at 86 years of age. We know that Velma Bell Hutchison had been residing in Wildomar, Riverside County, California 92595.
Updated: March 10, 2021
Velma had blonde hair and blue eyes. She was born and raised in Nebraska. She was a Lutheran. She contracted the measles when she was 9 years old which caused her to lose almost all of her hearing. She had only 10 percent hearing in one ear and always had to wear a hearing aid. She was an artist. She painted beautiful oil paintings mostly of bouquets, landscapes, fruits and ocean scenes. She was a great cook too! She met her Husband to be Merland Charles Hutchison at a town hall dance in Nebraska when she was a young woman. They married when she was 18 years old right after High School Graduation around 1938. They moved to El Cajon, California. They had three Daughters together. Sandra in 1940, Sylvia Jean in 1943 and Teddy Jane in 1945. Around 1948 my Grandparents converted from their Lutheran faith to the Jehovah's witnesses faith. I am Sylvia Jeans Daughter Athena. I spent a lot of time with my Grandma in summers and weekends at both homes she and Grandpa had in Buena Park, California and Clearbrook, Minnesota. She was a wonderful loving Grandma. I love and miss her immensely! I am her Granddaughter Athena Nicole Jackson Bromaghin.
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Velma Bell Hutchison, mother to 3 children, died on November 24, 2006 at age 86. She was born on February 20, 1920. According to her family tree, she married Merland C Hutchison, and they had children Sandra Hutchison Cook, Sylvia Jean Hutchison Jackson, and Teddy Jane Hutchison Soll. We know that Velma Bell Hutchison had been residing in Wildomar, Riverside County, California 92595.

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In 1920, in the year that Velma Bell Hutchison was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1946, she was 26 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, Velma was 39 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1973, at the age of 53 years old, Velma was alive when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1987, Velma was 67 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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