John Redd Hutcheson

John Redd Hutcheson (HMRS1)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.554', W 80° 25.371'

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Director, Agricultural Extension Services 1919-1945
President 1945-1947
Chancellor 1947-1956
President, VPI Foundation 1948-1962

Alumnus president John Redd Hutcheson worked tirelessly to prepare VPI for the flood of returningWorld War II veterans and developed a sense of optimismand pride on campus. A nationally noted agriculturalleader, he received numerous honors, including Doctorof Science degrees from both Clemson and NorthCarolina State Colleges. The affable man served asVPI's only Chancellor.

Hutcheson Hall completed in 1940
Marker donated by Class of 1953
HM NumberHMRS1
Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551200 N 4120088
Decimal Degrees37.22590000, -80.42285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.554', W 80° 25.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.24" N, 80° 25' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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