Born: July 5, 1879, Logan, Kansas.
Died: January 4, 1968, Logan, Kansas.
Buried: Pleasant View Cemetery, Logan, Kansas.
Daughter of Peter and Alpha Ama Gray Hansen, Kate graduated from high school in Beloit, Kansas, in 1896. After earning a teaching license, her first position was at a rural school just east of Marvin, Kansas, in 1896. From 1896-97, she taught and served as assistant principal of the grade school in Logan. In 1899, she moved to Lawrence, Kansas, to attend the University of Kansas (KU). After earning a music teacher’s certificate in 1901, she took a teaching job in the Denver, Colorado, public schools, where she taught both music and German. Hansen returned to KU in 1902, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1… Go to person page >