The following data is extracted from Historical and Biographical Sketches of Sac County, Iowa - Odebolt.
Henry Hanson, grain, seed and stock dealer, was born in Sweden; came to America in 1868 and landed in N.Y.; remained in that state unti11874, when he came to Sac County,
Ia. He purchased land and farmed until 1877, then moved to Odebolt and engaged present business. He owns a steam elevator fitted with all of the latest improved machinery, employs nine men in elevators and warehouses; two bookkeepers and C.B. Hatfield, grain and stock buyer.
Source: Historical and Biographical Sketches of Sac County, Iowa - Odebolt