W. J. Hanna Socorro County, New Mexico

W. J. Hanna, librarian of the Santa Fe Railroad at San Marcial, has been a resident of the Territory since 1881. He is a native son of Pennsylvania, where his childhood and youth were passed. He came to New Mexico in 1881 and entered the water service of the Santa Fe Railroad Company, having charge as foreman of the water service south of Albuquerque until June, 1905, when he was transferred to his present position, that of librarian of the Santa Fe reading room at San Marcial. His personal popularity and other qualities well qualify him for this position. Fraternally he is connected with San Marcial Lodge No. 14, I. O. O. F.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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