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Robert John Hutchings (b. November 13, 1866, d. February 12, 1937)Robert John Hutchings (son of Elijah Hutchings and Harriet Gifford) was born November 13, 1866, and died February 12, 1937.He married Annie Hunt.
Notes for Robert John Hutchings:
Robert John Hutchings, 1866-1937, was born in Leeds County, Ontario. In 1882 he apprenticed as a saddler with E.F. Hutchings in Winnipeg. He came to Calgary in 1889 to establish a Calgary branch of the saddlery, and soon formed a partnership with W.J. Riley. In 1900 the business became part of Great West Saddlery, and R.J. was vice-president until his retirement in 1928. He married Anne Hunt in 1893 and they had seven children, Mrs. R.R. Baird, Mrs. Charles Ross, John G., Harry R., Douglas J., George H. and Stewart. R.J. was an alderman from 1892 to 1894 and a school trustee from 1901 to 1912.
Children of Robert John Hutchings and Annie Hunt are:
- Jack Hutchings, d. date unknown.
- Marion Hutchings, d. date unknown.
- Douglas Hutchings, d. date unknown.
- Stewart Hutchings, d. date unknown.
- Harry Hutchings, d. date unknown.
- George Hutchings, d. date unknown.
- Blanche Hutchings, d. date unknown.