Ernest O. Hanson Scholarship

The Ernest O. Hanson Scholarship was established in memory of Ernest “Ernie” Hanson, a 1940 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. The scholarship supports students from rural communities who intend to practice law in Wisconsin.

Donor Information
Mr. Hanson grew up on farmsteads in Montana and Viroqua, Wisconsin. He worked his way through both undergraduate and law school at the UW. After graduating law school, Mr. Hanson served over 65 years at the same law firm in La Crosse, which was then known as Hale, Skemp and Hanson.

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