News Item (Hanscom)

Date:         22 Feb 99 03:30:29 
From:         Robert Carpenter <rcarpen@erols.com>
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C. D. HANSCOM WITH GLENN L. MARTIN COMPANY

Mr. C. D. Hanscom, Harvard graduate and recently Instructor of
Aeronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is now Chief
Engineer of the Glenn L. Martin Company, succeeding D. W. Douglas, who
has resigned.

[from Aerial Age Weekly, April 19, 1920]

So that's where Hanscom AFB, Mass. (aka Bedford Airport), gets its name.