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Hanna, William H.

Born: 1823-10-05 Brookville, Indiana

Died: 1870-08-05 Bloomington, Illinois

Flourished: 1849-1870 Bloomington, Illinois

Hanna studied law in his native Indiana and moved to Illinois in 1849. A Whig, he established a law practice in Bloomington, Illinois, and became an associate of Abraham Lincoln.

Gravestone, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, IL; Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis, eds., Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998), 752.