Webster Irving Hartshorn
Webster Irving Hartshorn(e) was born in Lunenberg, Vermont. The family moved to Clinton, Wisconsin before the Civil War after the railroads were established. He became a successful merchant and respected citizen. He served as Post Master and was active in community affairs. He was also active as a musician, especially at the Congregational Church. His compositions are mostly hymns, and part songs for singing schools and musical conventions. He died in Clinton. Some songbooks add an “e” to the end of his surname.
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