John Carl Williams Hinshaw

                                                            ┌── Thomas Doane Hinshaw
                                                            │    1835-1911 
                              ┌── William Wade Hinshaw ─────┤
                              │    1867-1947                │
                              │                             └── Anna Harriet Lundy
                              │                                  1842-1890 
John Carl Williams Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1894                       │                             ┌── John Wesley Williams
D: 1956                       │                             │
                              └── Anna Tannahill Williams ──┤
                                   1868-1905                │
                                                            └── Mary Elizabeth Bradley
M: Helen Frances Veeder
   ├── John Veeder Hinshaw (1927-1999) 1,2,3,4,5

M: Wilberta Ripley
   └── William David Ripley Hinshaw (1934-) 1,2,5,6

John Carl Williams Hinshaw     [ID 00511] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

John Carl Williams Hinshaw1,7,8,9 [Carl Williams Hinshaw10,11,12].

Born Jul 28 1894, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13  

On Sep 15 1914 John arrived in the Port of New York (Ellis Island) on the ship S.S. Potsdam, having departed from Rotterdam, Holland on Sep 5 1914:13

Hinshaw, Carl William, age 20, born Jul 28 1894, Chicago, Ill.; single; residence: Princeton, NJ.

On Jun 5 1917 John Carl Williams Hinshaw, age 23, registered for the World War I draft in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan.  He declared he was born July 28, 1894 in Chicago, and he then resided at 1012 E. University, Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he was single, a "student R.O.T.C."  [presumably at the University of Michigan] and was employed by the U.S. government at Fort Sheridan, Illinois.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.14  

During WWI, John served overseas as a first lieutenant in the Sixteenth Railroad Engineers from May 1917 to September 1919, when he was discharged as a captain in the Corps of Engineers.7  

John was shown in the 1920 census (Jan 8 1920) living in the household of his maternal uncle, Carl P. Williams on Arrington Ave., Evanston, Illinois:15

Williams, Carl P., head-of-household, born in Iowa; father born in Pennsylvania; mother born in Ireland; owned home; occupation: manufacturer, musical inst.
Williams, El B., wife, age 41, born in Iowa; father born in New Jersey; mother born in Indiana.
Williams, Bradley P., son, age 24, born in Illinois; parents born in Iowa; student.
Williams, Faith, daughter, age 25, born in Illinois; parents born in Iowa; occupation: teacher, music.
Randal, Albert W., nephew, age 28, born in Iowa; parents born in Iowa; single; occupation: manager, gen merchant.
Hinshaw, JCW, nephew, age 25, born in Illinois; parents born in Iowa; single; occupation: engineer, railroad.

He married Helen Frances Veeder, Jun 24 1924.1,3,16  Helen, daughter of Henry Veeder & Darlene Gibons, was born Oct 6 1899, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.16,17  

Helen died Jan 12 1929, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona; age 29 years 3 months 6 days.1,16,17  Medical: Helen died from tuberculosis.17  

Carl and children were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 10 1930), 930 Arden Road, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:4

Hinshaw John C, head-of-household, age 35, born in Illinois; parents born in Iowa; widower, first married at age 29; owned home ($25000 value); no radio in home; occupation: broker, real estate; World War I veteran.
Hinshaw John V, son, age 2, born in Illinois; parents born in Illinois.
Hagman, Lilly A, housekeeper, age 41, born in Sweden; parents born in Sweden; immigrated 1905, alien; single; occupation: housekeeper, private family.
Weirich, Elin T, nurse, age 56, born in Sweden; parents born in Sweden; immigrated 1892, naturalized; widow; occupation: nurse, private family.

He then married Wilberta Ripley, Jan 1 1932.1,16  Wilberta, daughter of Bertram Ripley, was born Jan 18 1907, New Jersey.5,16  

Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1932 city directory of Pasadena, California:18

HINSHAW-HUSTON CO, name changed to Morse-Hinshaw Co, which see
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h930 Arden
Hinshaw Wilberta Mrs r930 Arden rd
Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1933 city directory of Pasadena, California:18
HINSHAW-HUSTON CO, name changed to Morse-Hinshaw Co, which see
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co), h930 Arden Rd
Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1934 city directory of Pasadena, California:18
HINSHAW-HUSTON CO, name changed to Morse-Hinshaw Co, which see
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h930 Arden Rd
Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1935 city directory of Pasadena, California:18
HINSHAW-HUSTON CO, name changed to Morse-Hinshaw Co, which see
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h930 Arden Rd
Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1936 city directory of Pasadena, California:18
HINSHAW-HUSTON CO, name changed to Morse-Hinshaw Co, which see
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h930 Arden Rd
...
MORSE-HINSHAW CO (Wellslake D Morse, J C W Hinshaw) Real Estate, Insurance and Loans, 338 E Green, Tel Terrace 8141 (See bottom end and page 45)
...
MORSE WELLSLAKE D (Gertrude G) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h1030 Armada Dr
Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1937 city directory of Pasadena, California:18
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h930 Arden Rd
Carl and Wilberta were shown in the 1938 city directory of Pasadena, California:18
HINSHAW J C W (Wilberta Ripley) (Morse-Hinshaw Co) h930 Arden Rd, Tel Wakefield 8080

Carl and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 4 1940), 3053 Lombardy Rd., East Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California:5

Hinshaw Carl (J.C.W.), head-of-household, age 45, born in Illinois; completed 5 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; owned home ($30,000 value); occupation: Member of Congress, U.S. Govt.; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $5000+ wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw Wilberta R., wife, age 32, born in New Jersey; completed 3 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; worked 0 weeks in 1939; $0 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Hinshaw John Veeder, son, age 12, born in Illinois; completed 5th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; attended school.
Hinshaw WD Ripley, son, age 5, born in California; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town.
McBride Gladys, servant, age 31, born in Missouri; completed 4 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same place/town; widow; occupation: cook, private family; worked 52 weeks in 1939; $675 wages in 1939.

Carl was elected as a California member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving in the 76th-84th U.S. Congresses from January 3, 1939 until his death in 1956.  He was a member of the Republican party.7,10  

At the first meeting of the Congressional Aviation Policy Board, held on September 15, 1947, Representative Carl Hinshaw of California was elected vice chairman.19  

John Carl Williams Hinshaw died Aug 5 1956, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland; buried Rock Creek Cemetery, Rock Creek Church Road & Webster St. NW, Washington, D.C.9,20  

Carl's death was noted in "Time" magazine on Monday, August 20, 1956:21

Died.  John Carl Williams Hinshaw, 62, Republican work horse on the House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee and the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy, authority on aviation; of pneumonia; in Bethesda, Md.

Wilberta remarried to Carlton Savage, Jun 15 1961, Washington, D.C.22  Wilberta's remarriage was reported in the "New York Times" (New York, New York) on Jun 16 1961,22 and in the "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Jun 18 196122 (see scans below).  

Wilberta died Aug 13 1982, Loudoun Memorial Hospital, Leesburg, Virginia; age 75.22  

Wilberta's obituary was published in the "Washington Post" (Washington, D.C.) on Aug 15 198222 (see scan below).  

See also: John Carl Williams Hinshaw biography from the "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress": http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000640

(photo)Photo: Carl Hinshaw World War I Draft Registration 14

(photo)Photo: Carl Hinshaw with brothers, apparently during WWI 23

(photo)Photo: Carl Hinshaw family Christmas card Christmas, 1937 24

(photo)Photo: Carl Hinshaw Christmas, 1941 25

(photo)Photo: Carl Hinshaw campaign material (matchbook cover) 26

(photo)Photo: Carl Hinshaw campaign material (matchbook cover) 26

(photo)Photo: Helen Frances Veeder death certificate Pima County, Arizona 17

(photo)Photo: John Carl Williams Hinshaw gravestone Rock Creek Cemetery 9

(photo)Photo: Wilberta Ripley remarriage "New York Times", Jun 16 1961 22

(photo)Photo: Wilberta Ripley remarriage "Washington Post", Jun 18 1961 22

(photo)Photo: Wilberta Ripley obituary "Washington Post", Aug 15 1982 22


Sources

  1. "Johnston of Caskieben, Crimond, and Caiesmill" by Lorand V. Johnson, microfilm #0982174, Item 1, in the LDS Family History Library.
  2. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  3. Contribution from John V. Hinshaw Jr.
  4. 1930 census, Pasadena, Pasadena Township, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-169, ED 1250, page 5A, line #38, dwelling #116, family #116.
  5. 1940 census, East Pasadena, Pasadena Township, Los Angeles County, California; roll T627-244, ED 19-545, page 61A, line #23.
  6. Contribution from John V. Hinshaw Jr ().
  7. "Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1949".
  8. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Illinois.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com.
  10. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
  11. 1900 census, 31st Ward, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois; roll T623-284, ED 956, page 17B, line #79, dwelling #206, family #289.
  12. 1910 census, Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter County, Indiana; roll T624-374, ED 138, page 1B, line #83, dwelling #22, family #22.
  13. Ellis Island Foundation manifest database: http://www.ellisisland.org.
  14. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. 1920 census, Evanston, Cook County, Illinois; roll T625-358, ED 88, page 4A, line #2, dwelling #63, family #65.
  16. Contribution from Dee March ().
  17. Death certificate of Helen Veeder Hinshaw;
    State of Arizona, Department of Health Services: http://genealogy.az.gov
    http://genealogy.az.gov/azdeath/038/10381941.pdf.
  18. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  19. http://www.nara.gov/nara/legislative/house_guide/hgch23cq.html.
  20. Contribution from Andrew Jackson Hinshaw.
  21. "Time" magazine, Aug 20 1956:
    http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,891791,00.html.
  22. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. Photo courtesy of Jeffrey W. Hill ().
  24. Photo courtesy of Nicole Wing and John Veeder Hinshaw.
  25. Photo courtesy of Nicole Wing.
  26. eBay: http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1069626790.


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