Bill Hanson, resident of Ft Worth, TX for 46 years recently moved to Garner, Texas. A retired owner of a printing company, he's been married to Alma Hanson for over 55 years. They have 4 children, 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Following high school, Bill finished four years in the Air Force, then graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas with a major in printing.

As Santa Claus, Bill has appeared on TV and radio commercials, made numerous appearances at parties in homes, churches, restaurants, retirement centers, and family reunions, to name a few. He modeled for Satterwhite Log Homes in Longview, in advertisements in various log home magazines and also in Southern Living magazine.