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John HANNA

(1827-1882)

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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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