Kenneth Elmer Gunn Hinshaw

                                                           ┌── Isaac M. Hinshaw
                                                           │    1831-1912 
                              ┌── Elmer Elsworth Hinshaw ──┤
                              │    1861-1907               │
                              │                            └── Elizabeth Matilda Hadley
                              │                                 1837-1914 
Kenneth Elmer Gunn Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1906                       │                            ┌── Peter Gunn
D: 1990                       │                            │
                              └── Hattie M. Gunn  ─────────┤
                                                           └── Carrie Fraser
M: Jean -

Kenneth Elmer Gunn Hinshaw     [ID 04517] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 1 1906, Klickitat County, Washington.1,2,3,4  

The following article was published in the "Odessa Record" (Odessa, Washington) on December 31, 1926:5

The highest honor in Farm Boys and Girls Clubs in the US at the International Livestock Exposition at Chicago, the Senator Moses Leadership Trophy was awarded to Kenneth Hinshaw, of Goldendale, Klickitat County.  He was selected for this single honor from a half million farm boys and girls and club leaders of the United States.  The Moses Leadership Trophy is awarded annually to the boy or girl or club leader in the United States showing the most outstanding leadership.  

Kenneth has completed and reported on 25 projects in the ten years he has been in club work, since ten years old.  He is now a Junior in the State College at Pullman and a leader in his home county in livestock and other agricultural activities.  He organized the County Livestock Show and Livestock Association; has exhibited purebred stock at county and state fairs and Pacific International at Portland for nine years, winning high place in several classes; has given demonstrations, coached judging teams and was a member of the winning team at Portland in 1922.  

The Pacific Northwest delegation who attended the international and the Boys and Girls Club Congress at Chicago and returned home on the Great Northern Oriental Limited Monday, December 8th, were: Miss Elmina White, State College Pullman; Chas Munach, Joe Stilwell, Spokane County; Winnters Agricultural Team Demonstration; Ella Balle, Stevenson Winner Montgomery-Ward Prize; Ivan Hutchinson, Thorp, Winner Armour's Prize; Esther Peterson, Helen Peterson, Olalla, Winners Prize on Demonstration; Fern Spencer, Grangewille, Ida.--Montgomery-Ward Prize Home Economics; Estaline Geary, Grangeville, Ida.--State Champion Demonstration Team Home Economics; Geo J Funke, Cottonwood, Ida.--Armour Prize Swine Club; Mary Galey, Ashland, Oregon, Montgomery-Ward Home Economics Prize.

He married Jean -.6  

As of 1982, Kenneth was living in retirement in the Pine Forest community northwest of Goldendale, Washington, on the farm developed by his maternal grandfather, Peter Gunn.7  

Kenneth Elmer Gunn Hinshaw died Jun 19 1990, Riverside County, California; buried Mt. View Cemetery, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington.1,3,4  

Kenneth's obituary was published in "The Goldendale Sentinel" (Goldendale, Washington) on June 28, 1990.3  

Social Security information for Kenneth Elmer Gunn Hinshaw: 020-01-3335


  1. RootsWeb California Death Index:
  2. Washington State Birth Index 1907-19;
  3. Jeffrey L. Elmer's Klickitat County, Washington obituaries:
  4. Burials, Mt. View Cemetery, Goldendale, Klickitat County, Washington; USGenWeb Archives:
  5. Contribution from Marge Womach () citing:
    the "Odessa Record", Dec 31 1926.
  6. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Vernon Goodrich ().
  7. Contribution from Ted Hinshaw citing:
    "History of Klickitat County", edited by Pete May,
    published 1982 by the Kickitat County Historical Society.

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