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George Hansen

George Hansen, German landscape architect.

Background

  • Hansen, George was born on April 15, 1863 in at Hildesheim, Germany. Son of Adolph and Auguste (Oberdieck) Hansen.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Hildesheim. Graduate Royal Horticultural College, Potsdam-Berlin.

    Career

    • Traveled over much of Germany and England to study the natural landscape and improved park systems. Came to the United States. Explored the flora of the Sequoia gigantea region of California, and has distributed his exsiccatae to 31 leading herbaria in America, Europe and Asia.

      Advisory achitect to part commissions, municipalities and cemetery associations Author: The Orchid Hybrids, 1894. Where the Big Trees Grow, 1894. What is a Kindergarten 1901.

      “Baby Roland Booklets” (Vespers, The Ascent of Man, Lima Beans, In Company, His Calculations), 1902. Address: Scenic Tract, Berkeley, California.

    Works

    • Author: The Orchid Hybrids, 1894. Where the Big Trees Grow, 1894. What is a Kindergarten 1901.

      “Baby Roland Booklets” (Vespers, The Ascent of Man, Lima Beans, In Company, His Calculations), 1902.

    Connections

    • Married Linda Frances Rinehart, December 24, 1889.
    • father: Adolph Hansen
    • mother: Auguste (Oberdieck) Hansen
    • spouse: Linda Frances Rinehart
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    Born April 15, 1863
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