Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Mayor Charles Casper Hahn

Mayor Charles Casper Hahn

Male 1876 - 1960  (83 years)

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  • Name Charles Casper Hahn 
    Prefix Mayor 
    Born 31 Aug 1876  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Elected Office 1905  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mayor - councillor - Kitchener 
    • Years Served: 1905-08, 1909-10 (Mayor), 1913-16, 1923-24
    Occupation 1906  160 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mayor of Berlin 
    Directory 1918  160 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    foreman at Dominion Rubber Co. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-113931P 
    Died 1960  [2
    Buried Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I113931  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2020 

    Father Henry Hahn,   b. 21 Feb 1839, Obergleen, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1911, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Catherine "Katie" Peppler,   b. 6 May 1842, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1907, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1863  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F6866  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Catherine Heise,   b. 11 Apr 1880, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1961, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1902  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Dorothea Catharine Hahn,   b. 31 Dec 1902, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1994  (Age 91 years)
     2. Anna Pauline Hahn,   b. 19 Feb 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F5688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Charles C. Hahn
    Charles C. Hahn
    From: Berlin Celebration of Cityhood - Issued by Authority of the City. Berlin Ontario, Issued in Commemoration of its Celebration of Cityhood July 17th 1912.

  • Notes 
    • Charles C. Hahn, Mayor 1909\endash 10.

      Mr. Charles C. Hahn was mayor of Berlin in 1909-10. Previous to serving as mayor, he sat in the council from 1904-8. He is a tailor by trade. Hydro Electric Power was inaugurated in Berlin and in Western Ontario in 1910. Berlin, having survived the panic of 1907-8, was again in a prosperous condition. Then, the first permanent pavement was laid on King Street. Mr. Hahn was a member of the Ontario Municipal Association during his terms as mayor. The School Board decided to build the Victoria School. The system of collecting the taxes also was changed from July and December to June and October.


      Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912, Berlin, Ontario, The German Printing and Publishing Co

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 8.

    2. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Hahn/ Charles C. Hahn/ 1876-1960/ his beloved wife/ Louise Heise/ 1880-1961

    3. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 34456 (1876), Charles Kasper Hahn.
      Charles Kasper Hahn Date of Birth: 31 Aug 1876 Woolwich, s/o Henry Hahn (Innkeeper of Woolwich) & Catharine Peppler

    4. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 30.

    5. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 48225 (1909), Anna Pauline Hahn.
      Anna Pauline Hahn, b. 19 Feb 1909 160 Benton St., Berlin, d/o Charles C. Hahn, (Mayor of Berlin) & Louise Heise, married 256 Feb 1902 Preston,

    6. [S875] Directory - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1918 - Cairnes Official Directory of the City of Kitchener.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Name: Catherine Peppler Born: Hessen Germany Res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 Father: Jacob Mother: Anna Cath Born: 1842 Spouse: Henry Hahn Age: 24 born: Darmstadt Res: Woolwich Township Born: 1839 Father: John Mother: Cath Ziegenheim married 20 Sep 1863

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1876 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Feb 1902 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - mayor - councillor - Kitchener - 1905 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mayor of Berlin - 1906 - 160 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDirectory - foreman at Dominion Rubber Co. - 1918 - 160 Benton St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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