Biography of Dr. Paul F. Hasse
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies

PAUL FRED HASSE, A. B., M. D. Reared and educated in Cleveland, Doctor Hasse received his medical degree at Western Reserve University, and for a dozen years has been successfully engaged in a general practice as a physician and surgeon. His offices are at 3663 Fulton Road.

Doctor Hasse was born in Germany, February 17, 1884, and was six years of age when his parents, Albert and Hulda (Burtslof ) Hasse, came to this country in 1890. In the same year they located at Brooklyn Village, now included in Cleveland. Albert Hasse was a harness maker, a trade he had thoroughly learned in Germany, and in 1891 he opened his shop at 3552 West Twenty fifth Street, then Pearl Street, and continued in business at that location until his death on January 28, 1924, aged seventy four years. His widow survives, now in her sixty fifth year.

Doctor Hasse's first school attendance in Cleveland was in the Denison School. He graduated from the Lincoln High School in 1902, and soon afterward entered Western Reserve University, taking the classical course and graduating Bachelor of Arts in 1907. That was followed by the study of medicine in Western Reserve University Medical School, where he was graduated Doctor of Medicine in 1910. With the exception of a year of special duty and further training as an interne in the United States Marine Hospital at Cleveland, Doctor Hasse has since been engaged in private practice. His first location was at the corner of Fulton Road and Dennison Avenue, and from there he moved to his present office.

August 30, 1911, Doctor Hasse married Dora Hard, a native of Preston, Minnesota. Her parents were George W. and Eva Josephine (Kuntz) Hard; her father a native of Pennsylvania and her mother of Kansas, both of whom are deceased. Mrs. Hasse was liberally educated and studied music at Oberlin College. She is interested and active in civic and educational work, and is now a member of the Brooklyn Heights Board of Education and president of the Heights Parents Teachers Association. She recently was a delegate to the Parents Teachers National Convention held in St. Paul, Minnesota, and while there had the pleasure of visiting the scenes of her early life. She is also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, she having descended from Revolutionary ancestors. Doctor and Mrs. Hasse have two children: Helen, born December 17, 1913, and Gordon Wilbur, born January 27, 1916.

During the World war Doctor Hasse was examining physician for the Cuyahoga County Draft Board. Fraternally he is affiliated with Ellbrook Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons; Forest City Commandery, Knights Templar, and Al Koran Temple of the Mystic Shrine. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Pearl Street Savings & Trust Company. He and his family are members of the Pearl Road Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church.

A History of Cuyahoga County
and the City of Cleveland
By: William R. Coates
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York, 1924

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