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Henry Harrison Hanson

H.H. Hanson
Full Name: Henry Harrison Hanson
Birth date: January 16, 1875
Death date: March 21, 1952

Terms of Service

  • House, 42nd Legislature
    1/13/1931 - 1/10/1933

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Harrison Hanson, Smith County, age 5, born circa 1875 in Texas, son of T.S. and Amanda Hanson.
    Census of 1900 - Harrison Hanson, Smith County, age 25, born January 1875 in Texas, farm laborer, son of Amanda Hanson.
    Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 - H.H. Hanson marriage to Cora Stanley in Smith County, 6/18/1921.
    Census of 1930 - Henry H. Hanson, Tyler, Smith County, age 55, born circa 1875 in Texas, agent/newspaper, spouse Cora, children Helen and Gary.
    Census of 1940 - H.H. Hanson, Tyler, Smith County, age 65, born circa 1875 in Texas, solicitor/newspaper, spouse Cora, children Helen and Gary. FamilySearch . 1930 1940
  • 1900 1880 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • Henry Harrison Hanson, birth date 1/16/1875 in Smith County, death date 3/21/1952 in Tyler, Smith County, retired lawyer, son of J.T. Hanson (born in Smith County) and Amanda Morgan (born in Shelby County). FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • H.H. Hanson (1875-1952), burial in Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Legislative Officials," The Tyler Journal, 1/2/1931, p. 8. "Some years after he was a student in the Omen school the late A.W. Orr he practiced law for awhile in Longview."
    Biographical sketch and photo, "H.H. Hanson, Candidate, Seeks Legislative Post," The Tyler Journal, 7/12/1936, p. 7. "Mr. Hanson was born in Smith County and has lived all his life in the county with the exception of seven years spent in the practice of law in Longview. He represented the 32nd district composed of Smith County in the Forty-Second Legislature during the years 1931-1932." Crediting Smith County Historical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) . January 2, 1931 July 12, 1936
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - H.H. Hanson, postoffice Tyler, Smith County, nativity Texas, age 56, salesman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
  • Obituary, Henry Harrison Hanson, "Final Rites Today for H.H. Hanson," 3/22/1952, p. 3. "At one time, Hanson represented Smith County in the state legislature." Tyler Morning Telegraph .
  • Lists Harrison Hanson as former student of Summer Hill Select School in Omen, Smith County, Texas; "He was elected to the Legislature of Texas from Smith County at one time, where he served actively." USGenWeb Project 1996.

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