Walter Hutchin

BIO185-HUTCHIN_WALTER, 8-16-1909.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Walter Hutchin

Subject

Walter Hutchin
shoe salesman
W.F. Busher
I.B. Massey
Bert J. Hardy
W.J. Raupp
Ben Young
Decatur Home Telephone Co.
Martin-Phares Shoe Co.
H.S. Gebhart Department Store
Sleeth
Decatur Daily Review
1909
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Walter Hutchin (d. 12/18/1917). He was a shoe salesman for 29 years. Came to Decatur in 1880, and worked or W.F. Busher in a shoe store on E. Main St. After 4 years, he left Busher and bought shoe stock of I.B. Massey at 117 N. Water St., remained there until 1895 when he moved to 155 N. Water St., and then later to 139 N. Water St. In 1899, Hutchin became partners with Bert J. Hardy. In 1909, he sold his business to W.J. Raupp and Ben Young. In 1910, he was the manager of the Decatur Home Telephone Co. for a short time. He was also a trustee for the Martin-Phares Shoe Co. for a short time, and then became the manager of the shoe department at the H.S. Gebhart Department Store. The photo was taken by Sleeth, and ran in the Decatur Daily Review on August 16, 1909.

Creator

Sleeth, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Hutchin, Walter

Publisher

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

8/16/1909

Contributor

Walter Hutchin

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO185

Coverage

Walter Hutchin, shoe salesman, W.F. Busher, I.B. Massey, Bert J. Hardy, W.J. Raupp, Ben Young, Decatur Home Telephone Co., Martin-Phares Shoe Co., H.S. Gebhart Department Store, Sleeth, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4.25x6.5"

Citation

Sleeth, Decatur, IL , “Walter Hutchin,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 5, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2121.