Frederick Milton Hinshaw

                                                        ┌── Jesse Mills Hinshaw
                                                        │    1849-?    
                            ┌── Robert Thomas Hinshaw ──┤
                            │    1883-1965              │
                            │                           └── Ada Elliott
                            │                                1856-?    
Frederick Milton Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1906                     │                           ┌── James F. Melton
D: 1981                     │                           │
                            └── Flora V. Melton ────────┤
                                 1882-?                 │
                                                        └── America Ellen Ball
M: Helen Barbara Shaw
   ├── Jo Ellen Hinshaw (1934-) 1
   ├── Mary Melton Hinshaw (1938-) 1
   └── Frederick Milton Hinshaw, Jr. (1941-) 1

Frederick Milton Hinshaw     [ID 04529] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 19 1906, Greentown, Howard County, Indiana.1,2,3,4,5,6,7  

Frederick graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in the class of 19321,2 (ranked 216 of 262).2  Assigned to the Infantry and to the Adjutant General's Department.2  Retired in 1960 with the rank of Colonel.1,2  He was the first Hinshaw to have graduated from West Point, and one of only five Hinshaws ever to have graduated from West Point in its 195-year history.1  

Frederick was shown in the 1930 census (Apr 22 1930), U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York:8

Hinshaw, Frederick M., age 23, born in Indiana; father born in "Indiana(?)"; mother born in Indiana; single; attended school; occupation: Cadet, USMA; not a war veteran.

He married Helen Barbara Shaw1 [Barbara Shaw], Jun 12 19331, Fort Knox, Kentucky1.  Helen, daughter of Frederick B. Shaw & Mary B. Davis, was born Jan 15 1910, Santa Barbara, California.1,5  Helen was always called Barbara.1  

In 1960 Fred was with the Gillette Company in Boston, Massachusetts.2  

In 1981 Frederick was living in St. Leonard, Calvert County, Maryland.5  

Frederick Milton Hinshaw died Apr 26 1981, Andrews AFB, Maryland.1,5  

Helen died Jun 14 1981, Prince Frederick, Maryland.1,5

(photo)Photo: Frederick Milton Hinshaw 1932 U.S.M.A. West Point yearbook "Howitzer" 9

Social Security information for Frederick Milton Hinshaw: 229-36-1110

Social Security information for Helen Barbara Shaw: 229-36-1422


  1. Family group sheets contributed by Fred Hinshaw
  2. "Register of Graduates and Former Cadets of the United States Military Academy"; Association of Graduates, USMA; 1970.
  3. 1910 census, 2nd Ward, Culver, Union Township, Marshall County, Indiana; roll T624-370, ED 113, page 6A, line #21, dwelling #103, family #109.
  4. 1920 census, Union Township, Howard County, Indiana; roll T625-438, ED 157, page 1A, line #18, dwelling #5, family #5.
  5. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See:
  6. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT:, 2000.
  7. Indiana Births, 1880-1920;
  8. 1930 census, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, Highlands Township, Orange County, New York; roll T626-1632, ED 23, page 23B, line #54.
  9. U.S. School Yearbooks;

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