┌── Enos Hinshaw │ 1818-1843 ┌── Jacob Hinshaw ──────┤ │ 1843-1919 │ │ └── Jane Puckett │ 1823-1894 Elmer Calvin Hinshaw ───┤ B: 1872 │ ┌── Calvin Macy D: 1957 │ │ └── Hannah Ellen Macy ──┤ 1845-1905 │ └── Dianna Hinshaw M: Alice Mae Cother ├── Elsie Thora Hinshaw (1896-<1999) 1,2,3,4,5 ├── Esther Helen Hinshaw (1898-1982) 1,2,3,4,6 ├── Margaret Ruth Hinshaw (1908-) 1,2,4,6,7 └── Loella Corrinne Hinshaw (1911-1999) 1,2,6,7
|Elmer Calvin Hinshaw [ID 06329]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Dec 11 1872, Lyon County, Iowa.1,3,5,6,7,8,9
He married Alice Mae Cother, Jun 16 1895, Dickinson County, Iowa.1,2,10 Alice, daughter of William Cother & Esther Underwood, was born Nov 3 1872, Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa.2,3,6,7,11 Note that Elmer's brother Linneus married Alice's sister Gladys Luella Cother.
Elmer and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 1 1900), Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa:3
Elmer and family were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 21 1910), Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa:4
Elmer was Iowa State Fish and Game Warden, c1913-18.14
The following article was published in the "Nashua Reporter" (Nashua, Iowa) on February 20, 1913:15
Des Moines. -- Gov. Clarke has named E. C. Hinshaw of Okoboji, Iowa state game warden to succeed George A. Lincoln of Cedar Rapids. His term starts April 1, 1913. His salary is $1,600 a year.
The following article was published in the "Emmetsburg Democrat" (Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa) on Oct 1 1913:16
Elmer E. Hinshaw, the state game warden, has received his new 40,000 capacity fish car and leaves this week for Sabula, St. Louis, and other points to fill it. He will be busy during the present month distributing bass, croppy and other fish in the lakes and rivers of our state.
On Sep 12 1918 Elmer Calvin Hinshaw, age 45, registered for the World War I draft in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa. He declared he was born December 11th, 1872, and was then residing in Spirit Lake where he was employed by the State of Iowa as State Fish & Game Warden. He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Elmer Calvin Hinshaw of Spirit Lake. He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.9
Elmer and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 20-21 1920), Spirit Lake, Center Grove Township, Dickinson County, Iowa:6
The following article was published in the "Press-Citizen" (Iowa City, Iowa) on Monday, January 30, 1922:17
TO SUE FORMER
DES MOINES, Jan. 30 -- Attorney General Ben J. Gibson was instructed by the state executive council today to bring suit of accounting against E. C. Hinshaw of Spirit Lake, former state fish and game warden. The state will demand that Hinshaw show how he disposed of money he is said to have received from the sale of fish while he was in office. The last session of the general assembly apointed [sic] a committee to investigate charges against Hinshaw's alleged misconduct of office. This committee referred the matter to the state executive council for definite action. Members of the executive council passed resolutions last Friday requesting the attorney general to bring suit against Hinshaw for accounting to certain funds. It was not until today, however, that the resolution was made public. Hinshaw served as fish and game warden for five years.
The following article was published in the "Nashua Reporter" (Nashua, Iowa) on February 16, 1922:18
Investigations into the accounts of former state game warden, D. [sic] C. Hinshaw of Spirit Lake began by the Thirty-eighth general assembly, have culminated in a suit for an accounting to be brought by the state against Hinshaw at Spirit Lake. The executive council has asked Attorney General Gibson to bring suit at once to determine if Hinshaw, as charged, sold fish belonging to the state and appropriated the funds. When the department affairs committee began an investigation of Hinshaw's acounts [sic] Hinshaw resigned. The probe was not completed. The assembly last winter again started a probe but did not complete the work and turned it over to the state executive council. An investigation was made by the attorney general's office and with the evidence thus collected the council has decided to bring suit.
The following article was published in the "Press-Citizen" (Iowa City, Iowa) on Thursday, May 22, 1924:19
E. C. Hinshaw of Spirit Lake, former state fish and game warden, against whom suit has been pending for several years, won his case in the state supreme court when it was decided that he had a right to speculate in the disposal of the soft fish caught under his direction from Iowa lakes. The state contended that Hinshaw received $800 through selling permits to fishermen to remove "soft fish" from state waters; that he received additional sums through charging from a quarter of a cent to 3 cents a pound for fish taken by permit holders; and that the state was entitled to an accounting for all the profits, approximately $6,900, Hinshaw made. "A public officer is not required," the opinion states, "to give every instant of his time to the public service in such a sense that he cannot, if wholly consistent with his public duties, perform any other service or earn money from other sources. His first and paramount duty is to perform all the requirements of his office, but he is not barred, because he holds public office, from investing his funds in a legitimate enterprise, nor prohibited from receiving profits from an independent business in which he may have an interest."
Elmer and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 21 1930), 306 Louisa Street, Spirit Lake, Center Grove Township, Dickinson County, Iowa:7
The following article was published in the "Spirit Lake Beacon" (Spirit Lake, Iowa) on December 22, 1932:20
Miss Corrine Hinshaw came today from Cedar Falls to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hinshaw. Miss Margaret Hinshaw will arrive Saturday to be here for Christmas. Linn Hinshaw will lalso [sic] be a guest in the home for Christmas dinner.
Alice died 1956.1,5
Elmer Calvin Hinshaw died 1957.1,5
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