Arned Lee Hinshaw

                                                    ┌── Henry Alexander Hinshaw
                                                    │    1865-1927 
                         ┌── Robert Henry Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1890-1971             │
                         │                          └── Elvira Jeanette Andrew
                         │                               1860-1935 
Arned Lee Hinshaw ───────┤
B: 1927                  │
D: 1989                  │
                         └── Myrtle Isley
M: Virginia Doris Thomas
   ├── Arned Lee Hinshaw, Jr. (1954-) 1,2,3
   ├── Edward Henry Hinshaw (1966-) 2,4
   └── Elizabeth Ann Hinshaw (1968-) 2,5

Arned Lee Hinshaw     [ID 10794] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Mar 28 1927, Alamance County, North Carolina.5,6,7,8,9  

He married Virginia Doris Thomas.1,7,10,11  Virginia, daughter of H.C. Thomas, was born Jan 28 1929.7,11  

The following article was published in the "Burlington Times-News" (Burlington, North Carolina) on Tuesday, June 2, 1964:12

Five From
Area Receive
Duke Degrees

Five Duke University students from the Burlington area received degrees yesterday at the 112th graduation exercises of the university.  

Graduates from Burlington include Winifred Glass Rogers, 2410 S. Church St., master of arts in teaching; Mayrant Simons Jr., 2137 Roger St., master of science; Arned Lee Hinshaw, doctor of medicine; and Jack Gardner Wall, Rt. 5, bachelor of arts.  

Wallace Clayton Snipes of 116 Carolina St., Swepsonville, received the doctor of philosophy degree.

The following article was published in the "Burlington Times-News" (Burlington, North Carolina) on Thursday, July 9, 1964:13

Europe and World's Fair

Una Hinshaw Holder and son, Jimmy, together with with [sic] Ned Hinshaw made a recent trip to New York City where they met Ned's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Arned L. Hinshaw, who were returning to Kennedy International airport by jet from Paris, France.  The group then visited the New York World's Fair.  

Dr. and Mrs. Hinshaw, formerly of this city, are now living in Durham where Dr. Hinshaw is a member of the surgical house staff at Duke Medical Center.  

They toured England, Scotland and France in June.  They were in London and saw the Queen, Prince Philip and the Queen Mother at the Trooping of the Colours on June 13, the Queen's official birthday.  Dr. and Mrs. Hinshaw then flew from London to Paris where they celebrated their wedding anniversary in addition to enjoying the usual Paris attractions.  

Ned Hinshaw visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Hinshaw, Cleveland Avenue, while his parents were in Europe.

The following article was published in the "Burlington Times-News" (Burlington, North Carolina) on Thursday, November 14, 1968:14

Heads Department

Dr. Arned Lee Hinshaw, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Hinshaw of 1302 Cleveland Ave., has been appointed chief of obstetrics and the gynecology service at Womanck Army Hospital in Ft. Bragg.  Dr. Hinshaw, a major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, is married to the former Virginia Doris Thomas of Burlington and they have two children.

In 1971 Arned was living in Durham, North Carolina.15  

Arned Lee Hinshaw died Feb 20 19896,8 [Feb 15 19899], Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina6,8; age 616,8.  

Arned authored the book "Heartbreak Ridge", a noted 1989 story of the Korean War. noted "this compelling story, filled with personal anecdotes from the surviving participants of the battle, enables the reader to view the war through the experiences of the soldier...".  The cover of "Heartbreak Ridge" mentions:1

Arned L. Hinshaw's military career spanned 41 years, both active and reserve.  He graduated from the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia.  He has served in almost every command or staff level from a squad to the Pentagon and has held every military rank - except Master Sergeant - from Private to Colonel.  In addition, he was a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of North Carolina and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University.

See also:

(photo)Photo: newspaper article about Arned Lee Hinshaw, Jr. Burlington Times-News, Apr 21 1972 11

Social Security information for Arned Lee Hinshaw: 246-22-8643


  1. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens and Ed DelBaggio () citing: "Heartbreak Ridge" cover.
  2. Contribution from Ned Hinshaw.
  3. Contribution from Ned Hinshaw.
  4. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997;
  5. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000;
  6. Contribution from ().
  7. U.S. Public Records Index;
  8. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996;
  9. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  10. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997; (son Edward).
  11. "Burlington Times-News" (Burlington, North Carolina), Friday, Apr 21 1972
  12. "Burlington Times-News", Jun 2 1964;
  13. "Burlington Times-News", Jul 9 1964;
  14. "Burlington Times-News", Nov 14 1968;
  15. Obituary of Robert Henry Hinshaw.

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