Biography of Edward Hannon
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Hannon, Edward, was born in Albany county in 1842 and came to Troy in 1847; he received his education in the public schools and the La Salle Institute and for many years was a prominent contractor and builder of Troy. He represented the Eleventh ward in the Board of Aldermen from 1870 to 1877 inclusive, and during that time was president of the board one year, and was police commissioner for twelve or fourteen years; he was one of the commissioners appointed toe construct the City Hall in 1875 and 1876; in 1889 he was appointed by Governor Hill as superintendent of public works, which office he held until January, 1892, and was reappointed by Governor Flower and served until the middle of January, 1895, since which date he has resumed his former business as builder and carpenter, which he is carrying on with his old time vigor. He married Ellen Halpin of Troy in 1872. His children are Charles, Edward, Frank and Ellen.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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