H.H. Hanson

Henry Harrison Hanson

Full Name: Henry Harrison Hanson
Date of birth: January 16, 1875
Date of death: March 21, 1952

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 32 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Tyler / Smith   Smith

Terms of Service top

House District 32
Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933
Legislatures: 42nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Tyler / Smith
Counties in district: Smith

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Legislative Officials," The Tyler Journal, 1/2/1931, p. 8. "Some years after he was a student in the Omen school the late A.W. Orr he practiced law for awhile in Longview."
    Biographical sketch and photo, "H.H. Hanson, Candidate, Seeks Legislative Post," The Tyler Journal, 7/12/1936, p. 7. "Mr. Hanson was born in Smith County and has lived all his life in the county with the exception of seven years spent in the practice of law in Longview. He represented the 32nd district composed of Smith County in the Forty-Second Legislature during the years 1931-1932." Crediting Smith County Historical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). January 2, 1931 July 12, 1936
  • Obituary, Henry Harrison Hanson, "Final Rites Today for H.H. Hanson," 3/22/1952, p. 3. "At one time, Hanson represented Smith County in the state legislature." Tyler Morning Telegraph.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - Harrison Hanson, Smith County, age 5, born circa 1875 in Texas, son of T.S. and Amanda Hanson.
    Census of 1900 - Harrison Hanson, Smith County, age 25, born January 1875 in Texas, farm laborer, son of Amanda Hanson.
    Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965 - H.H. Hanson marriage to Cora Stanley in Smith County, 6/18/1921.
    Census of 1930 - Henry H. Hanson, Tyler, Smith County, age 55, born circa 1875 in Texas, agent/newspaper, spouse Cora, children Helen and Gary.
    Census of 1940 - H.H. Hanson, Tyler, Smith County, age 65, born circa 1875 in Texas, solicitor/newspaper, spouse Cora, children Helen and Gary. FamilySearch. 1880 1900 1930 1940 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • Henry Harrison Hanson, birth date 1/16/1875 in Smith County, death date 3/21/1952 in Tyler, Smith County, retired lawyer, son of J.T. Hanson (born in Smith County) and Amanda Morgan (born in Shelby County). FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • H.H. Hanson (1875-1952), burial in Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County. Find a Grave.
  • 42nd Legislature (1931) - H.H. Hanson, postoffice Tyler, Smith County, nativity Texas, age 56, salesman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Lists Harrison Hanson as former student of Summer Hill Select School in Omen, Smith County, Texas; "He was elected to the Legislature of Texas from Smith County at one time, where he served actively." USGenWeb Project, 1996.


  • Photograph. H.H. Hanson, 42nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

42nd R.S. - 1931
Liquor Traffic  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  

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