Finding Aid for Hans M. Hansen Personal Papers, 1922-1967
Hansen, Hans M.
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This collection includes instruction materials from woodworking courses.
University of Wisconsin--Stout -- Woodwork
University of Wisconsin--Stout -- College teachers
Hans M. Hansen was born on May 30, 1883, in Trimbell, Wisconsin. When he was fourteen, he moved to Menomonie where he served an apprenticeship joining his employer, J.S. Govin, in 1904 to form the building and contracting firm of Govin and Hansen. In 1912, Hansen joined the faculty at Stout teaching carpentry and cabinet making. He received his B.S. degree in Industrial Education from Stout in 1928 and his M.A. degree in Administration and Supervision with a minor in Industrial Education from the University of Minnesota in 1936. Hansen retired in 1952 after 40 years of teaching at Stout. In 1965 he was honored by the university by having the Hansen-Keith-Milnes-Chinnock Hall named after him. Hansen died on December 29, 1967.