W P Hanna




W. P. Hanna





W. P. HANNA, piano and organ dealer, was born in New Castle, Penn., May 29, 1856, and is a son of J. C. Hanna, jeweler of that city. William P. grew to manhood in New Castle, and received his musical education at the Boston Conservatory of Music. In 1875 he established the New Castle Conservatory of Music, which he conducted about two years. In December, 1877, he located in Sharon and established a jewelry and musical instrument store. He carried on this business till the spring of 1887, when he disposed of the jewelry department, and has since devoted his sole attention to the piano and organ trade. He is one of the leading dealers in that line in Mercer County and does a large business. Politically he is a Democrat, and is a member of the Masonic fraternity. In the spring of 1888 he went to Australia as the representative of several leading musical instrument manufacturers, and took charge of their exhibit at the great Melbourne exposition.

History of Mercer County, 1888, page 728



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