Herbert D. Hannum, Jr. (Alpha Delta) 1923-2021

Herbert D. Hannum, Jr. passed away on March 15, 2021. He was born October 12, 1923, in Jefferson – Ashtabula County, Ohio, to Herbert D. and Cora (Pinks) Hannum. His father was a two-term Ashtabula County Sheriff 1923-1927 after having been Chief Deputy from 1910-1923. Mr. Hannum was employed as County Detective and Probation Officer from 1927-1930 when he joined Cleveland Electric Illuminating as Chief of the Property Protection Division retiring in 1952. His Grandfather, William Pinks, was a Director of the Middlefield Banking Company, Middlefield, Ohio, as it commenced business September 6, 1901, and became an Ashtabula County Commissioner from 1920-1922. The historic and beautiful Octagon house in Windsor, Ohio, owned by William and Addie (Lampson) Pinks, sat on one of the finest farms in Ashtabula County. Herb Jr. was born at 25 W. Walnut St. and grew up in that house in Jefferson. He graduated in 1941 from Jefferson High School