Gregory L. Hutchison, CIA and Army officer, dies at 103

January 13
Gregory L. Hutchison
CIA, Army officer

Gregory L. Hutchison, a retired CIA officer who also served in the Army, died Dec. 11 at the Knollwood military retirement center in Washington. He was 103.

The cause was a heart ailment and kidney failure, said Cynthia Cort, the executor of his estate.

Mr.. Hutchison joined the Army in World War II and served in Germany after the war with a CIA forerunner before joining the newly established CIA in 1947. His service with the agency included administrative and liaison work in Japan, an assignment as chief of the CIA’s regulations control staff, and war plans officer of the CIA’s Germany station.

He retired from the CIA and from the Army Reserve as a lieutenant colonel in 1970.

Gregory Lewis Hutchison was born in Norman, Okla., and grew up in Tulsa. He was a 1932 graduate of the University of Missouri, where he also received a master’s degree in English in 1939.

His wife of 64 years, Mary Folse Hutchison, died in 2007. He had no immediate survivors.

— Bart Barnes