Biography of John J. Hanshaw
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hanshaw, John J., was born in Ithaca, October 11, 1850, a son of Samuel Hanshaw, one of the old residents of that town. He was educated in the Ithaca High School, and attended the academy under Prof Williams. At the age of twenty four he married Aurelia Dargee, of Dryden. He is a Democrat in politics, now holding the office of justice of the peace, and also takes an active interest in school matters in his district. He is an intelligent farmer, keeping well posted on the leading events of the day, he and his father having one of the handsomest farms lying in the northeast part of the town, in which they are recognized as thorough and successful farmers.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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