Howard Edward Hahn. is numbered among the younger members of the Coshocton bar, but his years do not seem a
deterrent to his. progress. He was born in Franklin township, Coshocton county, August 28, 1876, and is a representative
of an old family of this state. His grandparents were residents of Bucks township, Tuscarawas county, Ohio, where
his father, Adam Hahn, was born, devoting his entire life to agricultural pursuits, and today owning one of the
most beautiful and attractive farms in Coshocton county. Attorney Hahn's mother, who was Elizabeth Strohacker,
is also a native of Ohio.
In his youthful days Howard E. Hahn trudged off each morning to the district school, wherein he mastered the common
branches of learning, and later he supplemented his early intellectual training by study in the college of Scio,
Ohio, for a year. He likewise attended the Ohio Normal University at. Ada, Ohio, for a year and a half and, in
preparation for his profession, he attended the law department of the Ohio State University at Columbus, where
he graduated in June, 1900.
Mr. Hahn located for practice in Coshocton. He has never specialized but has remained in general practice and has
shown himself thoroughly familar with many departments of jurisprudence. He never neglects the thorough preparation
which should always precede the presentation of the case in the courts, while in his argument he is logical, strong
Mr. Hahn was married on the 6th day of October, 1898, to Miss Lenora M. Johnson, of Coshocton. He is a member of
the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and the Knights of Pythias fraternity, while in more specifically professional
lines he is connected with the Coshocton County Bar Association. His political support us given to the democratic
party and for three years he served as city solicitor of Coshocton, beginning in 1903.
While advancement in the law is proverbially slow Mr. Hahn found that no long and dreary novitiate awaited him.
He soon gained recognition as a diligent lawyer and one who is careful and accurate in the application of legal
principles to the points of issue. He has won many notable victories for his clients and his business in the courts
is steadily gaining in volume and importance.
Centennial History of
Coshocton County, Ohio
By William J. Bahmer
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Coshocton County, Ohio Biographies
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