Born: February 24, 1859, Murray, Indiana.
Died: December 20, 1945, Winona Lake, Indiana.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Indiana.
A devout Presbyterian family, the Hatfields moved to Ossian, Indiana, in 1867. Victor attended the local Ossian schools, plus by a special course under Reverend A. Mayn. He spent a year at Elder’s Ridge Academy in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, under Dr. Alexander Donaldson, then attended the University of Wooster, where he took classical courses.
Upon return to Ossian, Victor joined his father Hiram in his mercantile business, Hatfield & Son. Victor eventually took over the business, and branched out into selling musical instruments, including pianos and organs.
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