Ann Arbor News, June 3, 1969
Washtenaw County Probate Judge Rodney E. Hutchinson takes the oath of office for his new post from presiding Probate Judge Francis L. O'Brien (left). Hutchinson, a former district judge, was named by Gov. William Millken to fill the job vacated by Circuit Judge Ross Campbell (third from left). Also on hand for proceedings is Circuit Judge William Ager.
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Paul Edwin Wasson was born September 8, 1923, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. After leaving school in the tenth grade, Mr. Wasson joined the United States Army at the beginning of World War II. In 1943, Mr. Wasson left the Army and came to Detroit. Arriving on the heels of the Detroit Riots, he decided to head west to Ypsilanti. Mr. Wasson marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s; worked at the University of Michigan Hospital for seventeen years, and is most proud of his children. He encourages all young people to get an education.