WILLIAM A. HANSON                      GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

Biographical Sketch


  William A. Hanson died at the age of 79, twelve miles northeast of the Chanute.  The end came on the farm, which he took as a homestead forty-five years before and where he had resided until his death on November 1, 1926.

  He fought in the Civil war, being a member of Company D, 150th Illinois Infantry.

  At the time of his death he was survived by his wife; their son, Arthur, and a grandson, Ben, all of the home address; and by two brothers, R. A. Hanson and Link Hanson, and a sister, Mrs. R. H. Cunningham, of Chanute.