George A. "Whitey" Hinshaw

                                                       ┌── Benjamin Franklin Hinshaw
                                                       │    1844-1926 
                              ┌── Harry Otis Hinshaw ──┤
                              │    1870-1945           │
                              │                        └── Eliza Thomas
                              │                             1841-1915 
George A. "Whitey" Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1907                       │
D: 1988                       │
                              └── Bertha J. -
M: Selma Margaret Thomas

George A. "Whitey" Hinshaw     [ID 17900] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 10 1907, California.1,2,3,4,5  

He married Selma Margaret Thomas5 [Margaret Thomas4], Aug 19 19345, Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada5.  Selma, daughter of John Oliver Thomas + Anna Avarilla Davis, was born Sep 27 1901, Dewey, Madison County, Montana.4,5,6,7,8,9  

"Whitey" (so named because of his white hair) was a musician who traveled throughout the U.S. during WWII playing at USO dances.  Whitey jammed with "Red Nichols and The 5 Pennies" and "The Firehouse 5 Plus 2".  He played the saxophone.5  

Whitey and Selma did not have any children, but very much enjoyed her nephews.5  

Whitey and Selma were shown in the 1944 city directory of San Bernardino, California:10

Hinshaw Geo A (Selma M) h3384 Mountain View av
Hinshaw Harry G (Gloria) h1125 Central av

In 1974 Selma was living in/near Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.4  

Selma died Sep 11 19744,5 [Sep 19 19746,7,8], Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada4,5.  

George A. "Whitey" Hinshaw died Jul - 1988.4,5  

Social Security information for George A. "Whitey" Hinshaw: 552-12-0381

Social Security information for Selma Margaret Thomas: 555-14-3394


  1. 1910 census, Moreno Township, Riverside County, California; roll T624-91, ED 70, page 199A, line #2, dwelling #100, family #100.
  2. 1920 census, Riverside, Riverside County, California; roll T625-125, ED 125, page 9A, line #60, dwelling #29, family #30.
  3. 1930 census, Riverside, Riverside County, California; roll T626-183, ED 38, page 4B, line #74, dwelling #95, family #122.
  4. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  5. Contribution from Joy D. Winet ().
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Matthew D. Friend ().
  8. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by ().
  9. 1910 census, 3rd Ward, Ogden, Weber County, Utah; roll T624-1611, ED 227, page 15A, line #36, dwelling #303, family #311.
  10. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989;

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