Virgil Goodman Hinshaw

                                                 ┌── Jesse Hinshaw
                                                 │    1824-1901 
                          ┌── Ezra Ira Hinshaw ──┤
                          │    1846-1877         │
                          │                      └── Julia Hadley
                          │                           1824-1892 
Virgil Goodman Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1876                   │
D: 1952                   │
                          └── Glaphrey Goodman
                               1847-1927 
M: Eva C. Piltz
   ├── Harold Richard Hinshaw (1912-1976) 1,2,3,4
   ├── Randall Weston Hinshaw (1915-1997) 1,2,3,4,5,6
   ├── Robert Patton Hinshaw (1918-1978) 1,2,3,4,5
   ├── Virgil Goodman Hinshaw, Jr. (1919-1995) 1,2,3,4,5,7

M: Netella Loy
   ├── Harvey Loy Hinshaw (1925-2012) 1,3,4,5,8,9
   └── Paul Milas Hinshaw (1927-) 1,3,4,5,8

Virgil Goodman Hinshaw     [ID 01367] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 15 1876, Woolson, near Richland, Jefferson County, Iowa.1,2,3,4,5,10,11,12  

Graduated in 1900 with a B.A. from William Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa.1  In 1908 he graduated LL.B. at the University of Minnesota.1  

He married Eva C. Piltz1,10 [Eva Pultze4, Evelyn Piltz6], Sep 6 19111,10, Portland, Oregon1,10.  Eva, daughter of Henry Piltz, was born about 1885, La Grange, Cook County, Illinois.1,2,13  

On Jul 19 1921 Virgil Goodman Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born Jan 15 1876 in Richland, Iowa, and his father, Ezra Hinshaw was born in Richland, Iowa and was then "dead".  Virgil declared he was then residing in La Grange, Illinois, occupied with "Prohibition Work".  He declared he intended to depart Aug 6 1921 from the port of New York, intending to visit the British Isles, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy and Gibraltar for the purpose of "attend convention".  He was recorded as age 45, 5' 9 1/2" tall, gray eyes, dark brown hair, dark complexion, prominent chin, large nose.12  

Virgil and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19 1920), living at 121 Brainard Ave., La Grange, Cook County, Illinois:2

Hinshaw, Virgil G., head-of-household, age 44, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; owned home; attorney, "probition".
Hinshaw, Eva, wife, age 35, born in Illinois; father born in Illinois; mother born in Germany.
Hinshaw, Harold, son, age 7, born in Oregon; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois; attended school.
Hinshaw, Randall, son, age 4 years 9 months, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 1 year 8 months, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Hinshaw, Virgil Jr., son, age 2 months, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Illinois.
Dedert, Catherine, servant, age 16, born in Bohemia; parents born in Bohemia; immigrated in 1909; private family servant.

Eva died Jan 28 19231,10,13,14 [Jan 30 192315], Hinsdale Sanitarium, Hinsdale, Cook County, Illinois1,10,13,14.  

Eva's death was noted in "The Decatur Review" (Decatur, Illinois) on Tuesday evening, January 30, 1923:15

WIFE OF FORMER
DRY LEADER DIES

Chicago, Jan. 30 -- Mrs. Eva Hinshaw, wife of Virgil G. Hinshaw, formerly chairman of the Prohibition Party national committee, was dead at a sanitarium today.  The husband and four sons survive.  

Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at the Hinshaw residence in Lagrange, Ill.

Virgil was shown in the 1924 city directory of Lankershim (San Fernando), California:16

Hinshaw Virgil G h5625 Winifred av

He then married Netella Loy1,4,10 [Nettella Loy3,17,18, Matilda Loy16], Aug 14 19241,4,10.  Netella, daughter of Harvey Loy & - Miller, was born Jul 29 1887, Americus, Lyon County, Kansas.1,3,5,10,19,20,21  

Virgil was the traveling secretary for the National Intercollegiate Prohibition Association from 1900-06 and 1908-10 (during which time he traveled to 185 colleges).  He practiced law in Portland, Oregon, from 1910-12.  He was chairman of the Prohibition Party National Committee from 1912-24.  He was the founder and first president of the Prohibition Foundation, Inc., in 1916.  He was the superintendent of the International Reform Federation from 1923-26, he was the extension secretary for that organization from 1926-1930, and he was its international secretary from 1930 through 1938.  In 1921 he traveled and organized Prohibition movements in Austria, Germany and Czechoslovakia.  He worked with Daniel A. Poling (minister and editor of Christian Herald magazine)22 and allied forces in 33 states to save the 18th amendment from 1931-33; his work in this effort concentrating in California in the fall of 1932 and all of 1933.  He was a member of the National Temperance Council and National Legislative Conference since their origin.  He served as extension secretary for the Methodist Board of Temperance, Prohibition and Public Morals from 1921-22.  He was listed in Who's Who as a Quaker and Methodist.  In 1938 he had an office located at 134 B Street N.E., Washington, D.C.1,13  

At Richland MM on 4-1-1922, Virgil was dropped from membership as he had "joined another society".23  

From shortly after his marriage to Nattella Loy in 1924 until his death, Virgil's home was at 935 N. Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, California.24  

Virgil and Netella were shown in the 1925 city directory of Pasadena, California:16

Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella) h935 Galena av
Virgil and Netella were shown in the 1926 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella) h935 Galena av
Virgil and Netella were shown in the 1927 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella) lab h935 Galena av
Virgil and Netella were shown in the 1928 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) slsmn h935 N Oakland av

Virgil and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 8 1930), 935 North Oakland Ave., Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:3

Hinshaw, Virgil G., head-of-household, age 54, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; first married at age 35; owned home ($6000 value); radio in home; occupation: International Secretary, International Reform Federation; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Nattella L., wife, age 42, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 37.
Hinshaw, Harold R., son, age 17, born in Oregon; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Randall W., son, age 14, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Robert P., son, age 11, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Virgil G. Jr., son, age 10, born in Illinois; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kansas; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harvey L., son, age 4 years 10 months, born in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kansas.
Hinshaw, Paul M., son, age 2 years 10 months, born in California; father born in Iowa; mother born in Kansas.

Virgil and Netella were shown in the 1930 city directory of Pasadena, California:16

Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella) h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1931 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Natella L) lecturer h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1932 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Natella L) lecturer h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1933 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R clk r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Randall W r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Matilda) lecturer h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1934 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R musician r935 N Oakland
Hinshaw Randall W r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) lecturer h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1935 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Randall W r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1936 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R musician h rear 935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) slsmn h935 N Oakland av

In 1936 Virgil and family registered to vote in Pasadena City Precinct No. 96, Los Angeles County, California:17

Hinshaw, Virgil G, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Prohibition; occupation: real estate.
Hinshaw, Mrs. Nettella Loy, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Republican; occupation: housewife.
Hinshaw, Randall W, 935 N. Oakland av; party: declined to state; occupation: student.
Hinshaw, Harold R, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Republican; occupation: musician.

Virgil and family were shown in the 1937 city directory of Pasadena, California:16

Hinshaw Randall W r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Robt P r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) slsmn h935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1938 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Randall W r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Robt P r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) slsmn h935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G jr r935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1939 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R (Ellen M) lab h1945 N Madison av
Hinshaw Randall W r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Robt P r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Nettella L) real est 935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1940 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R (Ellen M) h1945 N Madison av
Hinshaw Randall r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Robt r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Netella L) real est 935 N Oakland av

Virgil and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 18 1940), 935 Oakland, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:5

Hinshaw, V. G., head-of-household, age 64, born in Iowa; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; rented home ($40/month rent); occupation: broker, real estate co.; worked 51 weeks in 1939; $1900 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw, Nettella, wife, age 52, born in Kansas; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 21, born in Illinois; completed 3 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Hinshaw, Harvey, son, age 14, born in California; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Hinshaw, Paul, son, age 12, born in California; completed 7th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Hinshaw, Virgil G., son, age 20, born in Illinois; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.
Hinshaw, Randall, son, age 24, born in Illinois; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/city; attended school.

In 1942 Virgil and family registered to vote in Pasadena City Precinct No. 160, Los Angeles County, California:17

Hinshaw, Virgil G, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Prohibition; occupation: real estate.
Hinshaw, Mrs. Nettella Loy, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Republican; occupation: housewife.
Hinshaw, Randall W, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Democratic; occupation: student.
Hinshaw, Robert P, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Democratic; occupation: student.
Hinshaw, Virgil Jr, 935 N. Oakland av; party: Democratic; occupation: student.

Virgil and family were shown in the 1947 city directory of Pasadena, California:16

Hinshaw Harold R (Ellen M) dr TMCCo h1943 N Madison av
Hinshaw Harvey L r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G (Netella L) slsmn h935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Virgil G jr tchr r935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1949 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Harold R (Ellen) plstr h1943 N Madison av
Hinshaw Robt P (Margt F) h3235 Del Vina
Hinshaw Virgil G (Netella L) real est 935 N Oakland av
Virgil and family were shown in the 1951 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Ellen M pntrs hlpr CCPCo r1945 N Madison
Hinshaw Harold R (Ellen) plstr h1945 N Madison
Hinshaw Paul r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Robt P (Margt F) intern HMH h3235 Del Vina
Hinshaw Virgil G (Mettella) real est 935 N Oakland av

Virgil Goodman Hinshaw died Aug 3 1952, Kern County, California; buried Mt. View Cemetery, Pasadena, California.1,11,25,26  Virgil died in an automobile accident.  At the time of his death, Virgil was returning from Sacramento, California, from a successful effort to keep the Prohibition Party on the state ballot.  The accident occurred on the highway between Bakersfield and Los Angeles, California.1,22  

Netella and family were shown in the 1955 city directory of Pasadena, California:16

Hinshaw Ellen M Mrs pntr Crown City Plating h1851 N Madison av
Hinshaw Harvey L musician r935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Netella L (wid Virgil G) h935 N Oakland av
Netella and family were shown in the 1956 city directory of Pasadena, California:16
Hinshaw Ellen Mrs mech Crown City Plating h1952 N Madison
Hinshaw Harvey (Marcelline) piano tchr h935 N Oakland av
Hinshaw Netella (wid Virgil) missionary h935 N Oakland av

In 1961 in California, Netella applied for her Social Security number.19  

Netella was shown in the 1963 city directory of Pasadena, California:16

HINSHAW NETTELLA L (WID VIRGIL G) H935 N OAKLAND AV

In 1964 Netella was living in/near Altadena, Los Angeles County, California.19  

Netella died Aug 21 1964, at her home, 935 N. Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; age 77.19,20,21  

Netella's obituary was published in the "Pasadena Star-News" (Pasadena, California) on Saturday, August 22, 1964, and in the "Independent Star-News" (Pasadena, California) on Sunday, August 23, 1964:21,27 (see scans below).  

Son Randall was executor of Nettella's estate.18  

Medical: Tay-Sachs: There is strong evidence that Virgil was a carrier of Tay-Sachs disease.  Genetic testing has shown that grandchildren from both of his wives carry the gene, making it most likely that Virgil had the gene.28  Virgil is believed to have inherited the gene from his mother.28

(photo)Photo: Virgil Goodman Hinshaw 1916 29

(photo)Photo: Virgil Goodman Hinshaw 1921 passport photo 12

(photo)Photo: Death notice for Eva Piltz "Chicago Daily Tribune", Jan 30 1923 14

(photo)Photo: Netella Loy obituary "Pasadena Star-News", Aug 22 1964 27

(photo)Photo: Netella Loy obituary "Independent Star-News", Aug 23 1964 21

(photo)Photo: Virgil Goodman Hinshaw & Netella Loy grave marker Mt. View Cemetery, Pasadena, California 30

Social Security information for Netella Loy: 552-64-4042


Sources

  1. Family lineage contributed by Greg Hinshaw
  2. 1920 census, La Grange village, Lyons Township, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-360, ED 105, page 16A, line #41, dwelling #259, family #300.
  3. 1930 census, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-168, ED 1215, page 7B, line #62, dwelling #213, family #227.
  4. The old family bible of Chester Edward Hinshaw, containing family lineage information recorded by Rosina Harriet Hinshaw, contributed by Marion Hinshaw and Heather Hinshaw-Tomas.
  5. 1940 census, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-240, ED 19-449, page 12A, line #5, household #356.
  6. Contribution from Melissa Kay Hinshaw Owens citing:
    "The Contemporary Authors", Volume 15, page 206.
  7. "Ohio Deaths, 1993-98"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  8. VitalSearch California Birth Index 1905-2001:
    http://www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cabirthm.htm.
  9. Harvey Loy Hinshaw obituary.
  10. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  11. RootsWeb California Death Index:
    http://userdb.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi.
  12. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  13. Contribution from Thomas V. Hinshaw citing:
    "Who's Who in America", Vol. 20, 1938; page 1220.
  14. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. "The Decatur Review", Jan 30 1923; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. "Star-News" (Pasadena, California), Mar 29 1965; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  20. California Death Index, 1940-1997; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. Obituary of Netella Loy Hinshaw; "Independent Star-News", Aug 23 1964; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Contribution from Thomas V. Hinshaw citing: Harvey Hinshaw.
  23. "The William Wade Hinshaw Index to [Iowa] Quaker Meeting Records", a microfiche in the LDS Family History Library.
  24. Contribution from Thomas V. Hinshaw citing:
    Harvey Hinshaw, confirmed by a wedding invitation.
  25. "California Death Index".
  26. "Where They're Buried"; http://www.ancestry.com.
  27. Obituary of Netella Loy Hinshaw; "Pasadena Star-News", Aug 22 1964; http://www.ancestry.com.
  28. Contribution from Thomas V. Hinshaw.
  29. "Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette", Jul 1 1916; http://www.ancestry.com.
  30. http://www.findagrave.com.


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