Educator. Born– December 5, 1880, Rosehill vicinity, Covington County. Parents– Daniel Hansome and Elefare (Parish) Ganey. Married– Julia Gertrude David, July 3, 1907. Children– One. Education– Troy State Normal College, Ph.B., 1907; study at University of Virginia, 1910-1911. Teacher in Covington County; superintendent of Dadeville schools, 1907-1909; principal, Tallapoosa High School; principal, Northside High School, Talladega; principal, Alabama School for the Blind, Talladega, 1914-1938; superintendent of that school, 1938 until his retirement in 1946. President, American Association of Institutions for the Blind. Honors– Howard College, LL.D., 1939. Died December 8, 1965.
Owen’s The Story of Alabama.
A Historical Sketch of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. Talladega, Ala.; Printed by the Pupils of the Alabama School for the Deaf, 1942.