Marker [086]
Andrew Hanson Grave
(West Hill Cemetery, Sherman)


Owned Sherman's first bakery for 35 years. Born in Schleswig-Holstein, Denmark. Came to United States, 1872, and to Texas, 1878. With E W. Boedeker (whose interest he soon bought)started Star Bakery, 1879. Had first delivery service, first commercially made ice cream in town. Built family residences at two mid-town sites.

Married (1880) Anna Lundorf; had 4 children. His father, mother, and brothers came from Denmark to join him. All are buried here.