HANNA, John

1827–1882

Biography

HANNA, John, a Representative from Indiana; born near Indianapolis, Ind., September 3, 1827; pursued classical studies; was graduated from the Indiana Asbury (now De Pauw) University, Greencastle, Ind., in 1850; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Greencastle; mayor of Greencastle 1851-1854; moved to Kansas; was a member of its Territorial legislature in 1857 and 1858; returned to Indiana; United States district attorney 1861-1869; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1877-March 3, 1879); died in Plainfield, Ind., October 24, 1882; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, Ind.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Kansas State Historical Society

Topeka, KS
Papers: In the Thomas Ewing, Jr. collection, 1860, 1 item. A letter, dated January 26, 1860 from Thomas Ewing, Jr. to Hanna, discussing Kansas politics.
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