Frank Wayne Hanshaw, Jr.

                                                      ┌── Charles F. W. Hanshaw
                                                      │    1841-1888 
                            ┌── Frank Wayne Hanshaw ──┤
                            │    1873-1927            │
                            │                         └── Martha Jane "Mattie" McClaskey
                            │                              1844-c1928
Frank Wayne Hanshaw, Jr. ───┤
B: 1915                     │
D: 1995                     │
                            └── Mary Gertrude McCoy
M: Willa Jayne Fowler
   └── Frank Wayne Hanshaw, III (1947-) 1

Frank Wayne Hanshaw, Jr.     [ID 15965] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Aug 27 1915, Goldens Bridge, near White Plains, Westchester County, New York.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

Frank was a World War II veteran, serving as a sergeant in the U.S. Army.6,7  On Dec 4 1942 Frank W. Hanshaw enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army in New York City.  He declared he had one year of college, was single, without dependents, and occupied as a "bandsman".  He was recorded as 69" tall, 133 lbs.8  Inducted Dec 11 1942; discharged Mar 25 1946.6  

He married Willa Jayne Fowler.1  Willa, daughter of Arthur Fowler & Blanche Ellison, was born May 26 1920, Ohio.1,3,9  

Frank was a talent agent, playing a role in the early careers of such artists as Nat 'King' Cole, the Four Lads, Stan Kenton, Bobby Darin and many others.2  

In 1995 Frank was living in/near Decatur, Dekalb County, Georgia.3  

Frank Wayne Hanshaw, Jr. died Oct 21 1995, DeKalb County, Georgia; age 80.1,3,6,7,10  Death certificate #045349.10  

Willa died May 13 1998, DeKalb County, Georgia; age 69.3,10  Death certificate #020568.10  

Social Security information for Frank Wayne Hanshaw, Jr.: 100-16-0396

Social Security information for Willa Jayne Fowler: 275-12-8646


  1. Contribution from Frank Wayne Hanshaw, III.
  2. Minerd-Miner-Minor National Family Reunion and Research:,_frankwmccoy.htm.
  3. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  4. 1920 census, Mount Kisco, New Castle Township, Westchester County, New York; roll T625-1281, ED 105, page 7A-B, line #44, dwelling #116, family #140.
  5. 1930 census, Scarsdale, Westchester County, New York; roll T626-1665, ED 348, page 4A, line #12, dwelling #75, family #75.
  6. U.S. Veterans Cemeteries, ca.1800-2004;
  7. U.S. Veterans Administration, National Gravesite Locator:
  8. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946;
  9. 1930 census, Hamilton Township, Butler County, Ohio; roll T626-1754, ED 22, page 13B, line #83, dwelling #337, family #348.
  10. Georgia Deaths, 1919-98;

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