Edmund Howard Hinshaw

                                                     ┌── Benjamin H. Hinshaw
                                                     │    1782-1866 
                         ┌── David Lindsey Hinshaw ──┤
                         │    1826-1909              │
                         │                           └── Annas Bowman
                         │                                1790-1865 
Edmund Howard Hinshaw ───┤
B: 1860                  │                           ┌── Enoch Isprigg
D: 1932                  │                           │
                         └── Emeline Adams ──────────┤
                              1828-1909              │
                                                     └── Cynthia Ann Lynn
M: Ida Cooper
   └── Howard Raymond Hinshaw (1882-1949) 1,2,3,4

Edmund Howard Hinshaw     [ID 00706] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Dec 8 1860, Greensboro, Henry County, Indiana.1,2,3,5,6,7,8  

He married Ida Cooper, Sep 10 1881, Henry County, Indiana.1,7,9  Ida, daughter of Robert Holliday Cooper & Margaret Haworth1,10, was born Sep 10 18581,10 [Sep 3 185811, Sep 31 18587, Sep - 18592,3], Cadiz, Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio1,10.  

In 1888 Edmund was the Principal of Fairbury High School, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska.12  In 1894 he was President of the Board of Education, Fairbury, Nebraska.13  

Edmund was the prosecuting attorney of Jefferson County, Nebraska for two terms from Jan 1, 1895 to Jan 1, 1899.  In November, 1902, Edmund was elected as a Republican to the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the Fourth Congressional District of Nebraska in the 58th-61st U.S. Congresses from March 4, 1903 to March 4, 1911.1,6  

Edmund and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 19 1900), Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska:2

Hinshaw, Edmund H., head-of-household, age 39, born Dec 1860 in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; married 18 years; occupation: lawyer; owned farm (free).
Hinshaw, Ida, wife, age 40, born Sept 1859 in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; married 18 years; 1 child, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Raymond, son, age 17, born Aug 1882 in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Benging, Mary, servant; parents born in Germany.

Edmund and family were again shown in the 1910 census (Apr 22 1910), Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska:3

Hinshaw, Edmund H., head-of-household, age 49, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first marriage, married 28 years; [..occupation unclear..]; owned home (free).
Hinshaw, Ida, wife, age 51, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; first marriage, married 28 years; 2 children, 1 living.
Hinshaw, Howard R., son, age 27, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: secretary, [..unclear..].

Edmund and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 5 1930), 747 South Lake, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California:14

Hinshaw, Edmund, head-of-household, age 69, born in Indiana; father born in North Carolina; mother born in Indiana; first married at age 21; owned home ($8,000 value); radio in home; occupation: attorney, general practice; not a veteran.
Hinshaw, Ida, wife, age 69, born in Indiana; parents born in Ohio; first married at age 21.
Hinshaw, Howard R., son, age 44, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; single; occupation: attorney, general practice; not a veteran.

A biographical sketch of Ida's father, Robert H. Cooper, was published in the "Compendium Of Biography", "History Of Henry County, Indiana", by B.F. Bowen.  Included in this biographical sketch was the following:11

Ida J., born September, 3, 1858, is the wife of Hon. Edward Hinshaw, a prominent attorney, politician and statesman of Nebraska, and now a candidate for the legislature; Mr. Hinshaw was graduated from Butler University at Indianapolis, went to Nebraska some years ago and soon rose to prominence in the professional and political circles of that state, having at one time lacked but a few votes of being elected to the United States senate ...

Edmund Howard Hinshaw died Jun 15 1932, Los Angeles, California; buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, California.6  

See also: Edmund Howard Hinshaw biography from the "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress": http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=H000639

(photo)Photo: Edmund Howard Hinshaw 15


Sources

  1. "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.
  2. 1900 census, North Ward, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska; ED 87, page 174A, line #34, dwelling #320, family #332.
  3. 1910 census, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska; ED 95, page 104A, line #33, dwelling #415, family #427.
  4. 1900 census, North Ward, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska; page 174A, line #34, dwelling #320, family #332.
  5. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Indiana.
  6. "Biographical Directory of the American Congress 1774-1949".
  7. "Hinshaw Family": a collection of family group sheets by Edna Harvey Joseph; LDS FHL microfilm #1572018 items 8-10 and #1572019 items 1-4
  8. 1880 census, Greensboro Township, Henry County, Indiana; roll T9-0284, ED 7, page 110A, line #1, dwelling #1, family #1.
  9. Henry County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records, Book 1, Vol. 2,
    1850-1920, Indiana Works Progress Administration; Book CC-6, page 503.
  10. RootsWeb WorldConnect data from: Cheralynn (Charlee) Wilson ().
  11. Posting Aug 6 2002 by () to INDIANA-L and OHROOTS-L, citing:
    "Compendium Of Biography", "History Of Henry County, Indiana"; B.F. Bowen.
  12. Fairbury High School Class of 1888; Jefferson County, Nebraska; USGenWeb Archives.
  13. Fairbury High School Class of 1894; Jefferson County, Nebraska; USGenWeb Archives.
  14. 1930 census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California; roll T626-145, ED 334, page 5A-B, line #49, dwelling #36, family #76.
  15. Photo from the book "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", 1911.


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