Hanna, Gus. H.; born, Cleveland April 7, 1857; son of William F. and Bertha Kochi Hanna; educated in common schools eight years, at Buchtel College, at Akron, O., for two years; married, Cleveland, Jan. 10, 1883, Marie T. Getto; Democrat; iron worker for twenty years; in 1896, elected national vice pres. of the Bridge & Structural Iron Workers of America; in 1899, appointed by John H. Farley, then mayor of Cleveland, to the Street Department, re-appointed by Mayor Tom L. Johnson; in 1901, organized the Street Cleaning Dept., and was placed in charge of the same, continued as supt. until January, 1910, and re-appointed in January, 1912, by Mayor Newton D. Baker; inaugurated the flushing system of street cleaning and holds several valuable U. S. patents covering the same; member of Riverside Lodge, K. of P., also D. O. K. K’s, Eagles and Knights of Maccabees; member Sycamore Club.
Biographical Sketch of Gus. H. Hanna
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-gus-h-hanna.htm - Last updated on Mar 12th, 2012
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