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Frank E Hannum


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/15/2010 at 14:02:48

Frank E Hannum, manager of the Farmers Elevator at Boone, is well known throughout the county in which practically his entire life has been spent. His birth occurred in Zanesville, Ohio on February 23, 1864, his parents being William P and Elizabeth A (Gibbons) Hannum, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Ohio. In the spring of 1865 the family home was established in Boone county, Iowa and here the father followed farming throughout his active businesss career. His demise occurred on October 31, 1891, while his wife was called to her final rest on January 11, 1914, the community thus losing two of its substantial and esteemed residents. They were the parents of seven children, as follows: George serving as deputy sheriff of Boone county, Margaret at home, Mary who is the wife of H J Pollard, of Boone, John residing in Boone, who is employed as conductor of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, Alva a carpenter living in Boone, Frank and Effie who is the wife of John D Goode, of Dodge township.
Frank E Hannum attended the public schools of Boone in the acquirement of an education and after putting aside his text books devoted his attention to agriuclutral pursuits. Subsequently he embarked in business as a contractor and builder and later took charge of the Farmers Elevator at Boone, which he has managed in a capable, efficeint and commendable manner to the present time.
In January 1899, Mr Hannum was united in marriage to Miss Eva L Mosgrove a native of Boone county, by whom he has four chilren, as follows, Bessie, Rollin M , Raymond R and Ruth E. All are with their parents in Boone. In his political views Mr Hannum is a republican, while his religious faith is that of the Methodish church, of which he is a liberal supporter. Fraternally he is identified with the Woodmen of the World, the Ancient Order of United Workmen, the Improved Order of Redmen and the subordinator lodge and encampment of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Both Mr and Mrs Hannum have an extensive acquaintance in this county and enjoy the regard and esteem of a large circle of warm friends.

1914 Boone County History Book


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