Lewis, Hanson Sheffey

Title

Lewis, Hanson Sheffey

Last Name

Lewis

First and Middle Name

Hanson Sheffey

Biographical Text

Hansen Sheffy Lewis transferred to Virginia Tech as a sophomore. He went on to earn a Chemical Engineering degree. At 21 years of age he registered for World War I. Lewis served as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry, and was honorably discharged from the military on June 5, 1918.

Nicknames or Other Names

Steve

Hometown

Lynwood, Virginia

County and/or State

Rockingham

Birth Date

May 11, 1893

Birthplace

Rockingham, Virginia

Death Date

January 1, 1963

Place of Death

New York City
Buried: Harrisonburg, Virginia

Parents

John F. Lewis
Annie J. Lewis

Siblings

Hellen E. Lewis
Anna Lewis
Catherine S. Lewis

VPI Graduating Class

Class of 1916

Undergraduate Major

Chemical engineer

Graduated

Yes

Service Branch

Army

Rank

Second Lieutenant Infantry

Contributing Researchers

Jenna Sobieski
Class of 2020

Files

Hanson S. Lewis senior portrait from the 1916 Bugle.jpg
Hanson S. Lewis picture from the 1916 Bugle.jpg
Hanson S. Lewis from the 1916 Bugle.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Lewis, Hanson Sheffey,” VPI in World War One, accessed December 15, 2017, http://vpiworldwarone.lib.vt.edu/items/show/49.

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