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Coal, Ice, and Fuel Dealer Politicians in the District of Columbia

Marcus A. Hanna Marcus Alonzo Hanna (1837-1904) — also known as Marcus A. Hanna; Mark Hanna; "Dollar Mark" — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in New Lisbon (now Lisbon), Columbiana County, Ohio, September 24, 1837. Republican. Partner in wholesale grocery; head of M. A. Hanna and Co., coal dealers; director, Globe Ship Manufacturing Co.; president, Union National Bank; president, Cleveland City Railroad Co. president, Chapin Mining Co.; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1896-1904; U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1897-1904; died in office 1904. Died in Washington, D.C., February 15, 1904 (age 66 years, 144 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. Leonard Hanna and Samantha (Converse) Hanna; married, September 27, 1864, to C. Augusta Rhodes; father of Ruth Hanna McCormick (1880-1944) (who married Joseph Medill McCormick).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  The World War II Liberty ship SS Mark Hanna (built 1942, scrapped 1961) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Image source: Library of Congress
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