Museum the New Llano Colony

Peter Hanson

Birth: Born in Sweden approx. 1874  

Family Information:  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony: In 1930, was boarding with the Bill Killian family.  

Job in Colony: In 1927 finished the siding on the south and east sides of the veneer plant. In 1928 was running the power plant from early in the morning until 3 pm when Will Shipman would take his place.

At the food products plant in November 1928 Pete Hanson, Anna Tabb, and Mrs. Bingham shelled the beans used to make the colony's coffee substitute.

In 1930 was listed on the US Census as a teamster for the colony.  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In November 1932 Louis Bergold was living in Roseburg, Oregon and spoke to a group at Co-operative Farm. He gave a good description of Llano and Commonwealth College. Other former colonists at the meeting were Comrades Hanson and Morgan.  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": October 29, 1927, April 7, 1928, April 21, 1928, November 10, 1928, November 5, 1932; US Census: 1930  


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