Matthew Hilsman Hagaman


Matthew Hilsman Hagaman

Johnson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 8 Sep 1949 (aged 87)
Ranger, Eastland County, Texas, USA
Burial Ranger, Eastland County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 30436493 View Source

Son of John Alfonzo Hagaman - Mary Catherine Shoun

after his father's death in 1868 his mother married William K. Goodwin.

M.H. Hagaman died at the family home on Tiffin Road. Services were held at First Methodist Church. Mr. Hagaman's death brings to a close the life of one of Eastland County's and Ranger's most outstanding leaders and builders and at the time of death, one of the oldest citizens.

He came to Texas in 1886, settling in Hunt County. In 1886, he came to Ranger as principal of the public schools. In 1892, he entered the hardware business and conducted its operations successfully until entering the ranching business in 1901. He remained active at the ranch east of Ranger until his retirement. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, as 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner, and a member of the Methodist Church. He was a charter member o the Rotary Club.

Survived by his wife; two sons - Leslie Hagaman and Fred Hagaman; one daughter - Ruth Horrigan.

The Cisco Daily Press
September 9, 1949


Son of John A. and Catharine Shoun Hagaman Born in Johnson County, Tennesessee

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