Ted Rodel Hinshaw

                                               ┌── Charles Sanford Hinshaw
                                               │    1841-1931 
                     ┌── Albert Oral Hinshaw ──┤
                     │    1894-1954            │
                     │                         └── Elma Caroline Childers
                     │                              1862-1936 
Ted Rodel Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1926              │                         ┌── Connor Moore
D: 2008              │                         │
                     └── Inez Viola Moore ─────┤
                          1893-1956            │
                                               └── Lillie Shank
M: Clara Belle LeRoy
   ├── Timothy R. Hinshaw (1948-2010) 1,2,3
   ├── Vicki Hinshaw  1,2,3
   ├── Jeffrey Hinshaw  1,2
   └── Jonathan Ora Hinshaw (1952-1980) 1,2

Ted Rodel Hinshaw     [ID 14429] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May 27 1926, Mount Vernon, Grant County, Oregon.4,5,6,7  

He married Clara Belle LeRoy, Nov 9 1944.5,6,7  Clara was born Jan 21 1925.5,7  

Ted was shown in the 1948 city directory of Bend, Oregon:8

Hinshaw Delmar O (Ellen A) driver Pacific Trailways h1424 Albany av
Hinshaw Ted R driver Pacific Trailways r1424 Albany av
Ted and Clara were shown in the 1950 city directory of Bend, Oregon:8
Hinshaw Delmar E driver Pacific Trailways r RD2 bx 51
Hinshaw Clara Mrs sten S-HCo r324 S 3d
Hinshaw Ted R (Clara) police Bend Police Dept h324 S 3d
Ted and Clara were shown in the 1954 city directory of Bend, Oregon:8
Hinshaw Ted R (C Belle) dep County Sheriff r RD3 box 102
Ted and Clara were shown in the 1955 city directory of Bend, Oregon:8
Hinshaw Ted R (Clara B) driver Leonard Lundgren Lbr h921 W 13th
Ted and Clara were shown in the 1957 city directory of Bend, Oregon:8
Hinshaw Clara B Mrs clk Brooks-Scanlon r204 Florida av
Hinshaw Ted R (Clara B) driver Deschutes County Road Dept h204 Florida av
Ted and Clara were shown in the 1959 city directory of Bend, Oregon:8
Hinshaw Delmar E driver Pacific Trailways r225 SE 85th av Portland 66
Hinshaw Ted R (Clara B) emp Deschutes Co h204 Florida av

In 2002 Ted was living in Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon.5,9,10  

Ted Rodel Hinshaw died Oct 24 2008, at his home, Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon; age 82.6,7  

Ted's obituary was published in "The Oregonian" (Portland, Oregon) on October 28, 2008:6

Ted Rodel Hinshaw
HINSHAW, Ted Rodel May 27, 1926-October 24, 2008

Ted Rodel Hinshaw, a longtime Gresham area resident and educator, died in his home Fri., Oct. 24.  He was 82.  

Mr. Hinshaw was born May 27, 1926, in Mount Vernon, Ore., to Albert Oral and Inez Moore Hinshaw.  His grandfather traveled the Oregon Trail with the famous Lost Wagon Train of 1845.  He was a two-sport athlete at Grant Union High School in John Day, and led his team to a state championship in football in 1943.  He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and was part of the invasion of Okinawa.  He married his high school sweetheart, Clara Belle LeRoy, Nov. 9, 1944.  

Mr. Hinshaw received his bachelor's and master's degree at Oregon College of Education in Monmouth, and was an elementary and middle school principal at Grand Ronde and Clatskanie before accepting a position at Rockwood Middle School in Gresham, from which he retired in 1980.  

Mr. Hinshaw enjoyed sports, the outdoors and spending time with his family.  He and his wife, Clara, also traveled extensively, including driving tours around the U.S. and a trip to Europe.  

Mr. Hinshaw is survived by his wife, Clara; sons, Tim and Jeff; daughter, Vicki; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, Jon, in 1980.  

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 12300 S.E. 312th Avenue, Boring, (just off highway 26 west of Sandy.)

Interment will take place the following day at 2 p.m. at Ingle Creek Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.  

Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits.

Note: The obituary is incorrect in stating that burial occured in Ingle Creek Cemetery; he and family are actually buried in Fletcher Cemetery (which is close to Ingle Creek Cemetery).7

(photo)Photo: Ted Rodel Hinshaw 6

(photo)Photo: Ted Rodel Hinshaw about 1940 7

(photo)Photo: Ted Rodel Hinshaw & Clara Belle LeRoy gravestone Fletcher Cemetery 7


  1. Contribution from Janeane (Hinshaw) Hampton.
  2. Obituary of Ted Rodel Hinshaw.
  3. Obituary of Timothy Hinshaw.
  4. 1930 census, John Day Precinct, Grant County, Oregon; roll T626-1939, ED 4, page 2A, line #43, dwelling #38, family #41.
  5. U.S. Public Records Index; http://www.ancestry.com.
  6. Obituary of Ted Rodel Hinshaw; "The Oregonian", Oct 28 2008:
  7. http://www.findagrave.com.
  8. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. Obituary of Anona Lee (Hinshaw) Fosback.
  10. U.S. Phone and Address Directories, 1993-2002; http://www.ancestry.com.

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