Kenneth Carleton Hutchinson ’51 died on December 31, 2005, in the Maine town of Owls Head.
Kenneth Carleton Hutchinson ’51 died on December 31, 2005, in the Maine town of Owls Head. Born on April 21, 1929, in Canton, he prepared for college at Canton High School and attended Bowdoin from 1947 to 1949 before serving in the U.S. Army for two years during the Korean conflict, attaining the rank of sergeant. In 1957, he received a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Maine in Orono and, in 1967, he received a master’s degree in secondary administration, also from the University of Maine. He began his teaching career at Rockland High School in 1957 and then was a teacher and principal at Buckfield High School for two years. He returned to Rockland and for the next 26 years he taught history, government, and geography at Rockland District High School, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Maine Teachers Association, serving on the MTA’s legislative committee. He was a 33rd degree Mason and a member of the Rockland Lodge of the BPOE. He is survived by his wife, Janice Upton, whom he married in 1957; a son, Laurence Hutchinson; a daughter, Katherine H. Warren; four grandchildren; a brother, Conrad Hutchinson; and a sister, Patricia H. Jacobs.