Representative John T. Hansen View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 3/15/1947
Birth Place: Davenport, IA
Birth County: Scott
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 37 (1917)
38 (1919)
40 (1923)
41 (1925)
42 (1927)
43 (1929) - 44 (1931)
Home County: Scott
John T. Hansen
Scott County

JOHN T. HANSEN, farmer and legislator, died at his farm home in Sheridan township, Scott county, Iowa, March 15, 1947; born in Davenport, Iowa, November 28, 1858; son of Margaret and Henry Hansen who came to Iowa from Germany in 1851; educated in the rural schools of the county; learned the blacksmith trade, but went to farming when he became of age; married to Emma Harst of Scott county, March 12, 1887, who died October 6, 1897, leaving four children, two girls and two boys, both the latter having served in the U. S. armed forces in World War I; served upon the board of education in Sheridan township, as justice of the peace and as vice president of the Scott county farm bureau; a member of the Iowa House of Representatives for sixteen years from 1916 to 1932; a member of the Woodmen of the World and a Republican.