David Scull Hinshaw

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... John Hinshaw (c1660->1768) m Dorothy Lennox 
 6...... John Hinshaw (1724-1783) m Rebecca Wethereld (c1731-1783)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (1764-1822) m Rebecca Holliday (1764-1848)
 8........ Stephen Hinshaw (1803-1854) m Gulia Elma Maria Hoover (1806-1873)
 9......... Andrew Hinshaw (1829-1911) m Sarah Ann Hiatt (1839-1917)
10.......... Stephen Curtis Hinshaw (1858-1937) m Hannah Lee Brickell (1859-1935)
11........... David Scull Hinshaw (1882-1953)
              +Augusta Clendening Wiggam (1887-1949)
12............  Robert Yost Hinshaw (1917-2013) 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
12............  Sarah Ann Hinshaw (1921-2015) 1,2,3,4,7,8
David Scull Hinshaw     [ID 01442] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born Nov 4 18822,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,15 [Nov 4 188316, Nov 4 188417], Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas2,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,15.  

David was a noted Quaker writer, author of:18

"Westtown Revisited" (1929) 19
"Stop, Look and Listen; Railroad Transportation in the United States" (1932)
"Sowing the Wind; a Public Finance Primer" (c1937)
"The Home Front" (1943)
"Political Party Platforms" (1944)
"A Man from Kansas; the Story of William Allen White" (1945)
"An Experiment in Friendship" (1947).
"Take Up Thy Bed and Walk" (c1948)
"Sweden: Champion of Peace" (1949)
"Herbert Hoover, American Quaker" (1950)
"Rufus Jones, Master Quaker" (1951)
"Heroic Finland" (1952)

David was a field representative in Theodore Roosevelt's Bull Moose party;20 later a member of the Roosevelt Memorial Association.21  On Jan 6 1934, at the 14th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt's death, David read aloud, to an audience of almost 100, the address Roosevelt had made before the Ohio constitutional convention of 1912.21  David was awarded the Theodore Roosevelt Medal, one of three to receive this medal, the others being Lucius D. Clay and J. Edgar Hoover.3  

In 1908 David graduated from Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school in Chester County, Pennsylvania.  In 1929 he wrote a book, "Westtown Revisited", about his memories of his time at Westtown.19  

On Sep 11 1914 David S. Hinshaw was issued a U.S. passport.  He declared he was born November 4 1883 in Emporia, Kansas, and his father was a natural born citizen of the United States.  David declared he was then residing in Emporia, Kansas, occupied with "Publicity work".  He was recorded as age 31, 5' 9 1/2" tall, light blue eyes, blonde hair, round face, fair complexion, prominent chin, "fairly prominent" nose.16  

He married Augusta Clendening Wiggam1,2,3,10, Jun 1 19161,2,3,10 [Jul 1 191622], Paoli, Chester County, Pennsylvania1,2,3,10 [Mt. Kisco, New York22].  Augusta, daughter of John Howard Wiggam & Mary Virginia "Jennie" Berkshire, was born Apr 13 1887, North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana.2,4,5,23  

In 1910-1911 Miss Augusta Wiggam had been an English teacher at Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas.17,24  

On Sep 12 1918 David Scull Hinshaw, age 35, registered for the World War I draft in Manhattan, New York City.  He declared he was born Nov 4 1882 and he was then residing at 125 E. 24th, New York, New York.  He declared his nearest relative was his wife, Augusta W. Hinshaw of the same address.  He was recorded as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, black hair.13  

David and family were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 9-10 1920), 1211 Monroe Street, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas:5

Hinshaw, David, head-of-household, age 37, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Tennessee; owned home; occupation: vice president, oil co.
Hinshaw, Augusta, wife, age 32, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 2 years 6 months, born in New York; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana.
Latt, John, servant, age 29, born in Texas; black; married; servant, private home.
Latt, Corine, servant, age 23, born in Texas; black; married; servant, private home.
Hinshaw, Henry, brother, age 27, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Tennessee; single; occupation: salesman, oil stock.

David and his brother were shown in the 1920 city directory of Wichita Falls, Texas:24

Hinshaw David v-pres Texas Wonder Pool Oil Co oil opr 716 Wall r 1211 Monroe
Hinshaw Homer h 1211 Monroe
David and Augusta were shown in the 1921 city directory of Wichita Falls, Texas:24
Hinshaw David S (Augusta W) oil opr r 2017 Huff
David was shown in the 1922 city directory of Dallas, Texas:24
Hinshaw David sec-traes [sic] Vindicator Oil Co r Hotel Southland

At a New York meeting in 6-1928, Augusta & children were received by request, the children as "associates".1  

David and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 2 1930), Street Road, Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania:4

Hinshaw, David, head-of-household, age 47, born in Kansas; father born in Kansas; mother born in Tennessee; first married at age 33; rented home ($60 rent); no radio in home; occupation: [..unclear..] writer, independent; not a war veteran.
Hinshaw, Augusta, wife, age 42, born in Indiana; parents born in Indiana; first married at age 29; occupation: writer, independent.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 12, born in New York; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Hinshaw, Sarah, daughter, age 9, born in Missouri; father born in Kansas; mother born in Indiana; attended school.
Beer, Wilhelm, servant, age 27, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; first married at age 26; occupation: servant, private family.
Beer, Marie, servant, age 27, born in Germany; parents born in Germany; first married at age 26; occupation: servant, private family.

David and family were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 3 1940), Street Road, Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania:6

Hinshaw, David, head-of-household, age 57, born in Kansas; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; rented home ($50/month rent); occupation: writer, private.
Hinshaw, Augusta, wife, age 52, born in Kansas; completed 6 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Hinshaw, Robert, son, age 22, born in New York; completed 4 years of college; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; occupation: staff writer, political; worked 12 weeks in 1939; $420 wages in 1939.

On Feb 26 1941 David arrived at San Juan, Puerto Rico on aircraft No. NC-19910, "Intransit through San Juan", having departed from "Port of Spain".25  

David Hinshaw, age 58, American; destination: Miami.

On May 28 1941 David arrived at the Port of New York on the S.S. Santa Paula, having sailed May 21 1941 from Curacao:14

Hinshaw, David S, age 58, born Nov. 4, 1882, Emporia, Kansas; address in the U.S.: Westown, Penna.

On Apr 27 1942 David S. Hinshaw, age 59, registered for the World War II draft in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born 11 mo. 4th day 82 in Emporia, Kansas, and was then residing in West Goshen Township, Chester [county], Pennsylvania, "Proprietor of own business", "Writer and Farmer".  He declared his relative/contact was Augusta Hinshaw of West Goshen Township.  He was recorded as 5'4¼" tall, 130 lbs., gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, and "Scar on right leg below knee" and "Scar on right palm".15  

On Aug 13 1944 David and Augusta arrived at San Juan, Puerto Rico on Pan American Airways, bound for the Dominican Republic, having departed from Miami, Florida:25

Hinshaw, Augusta, age 57.
Hinshaw, David S., age 61.

On Aug 21 1946 David arrived at the Port of New York on Scandinavian Intercontinental Airlines, having departed from Stockholm, Sweden:14

Hinshaw, David S, age 63; address: Westchester, Penn.

On Aug 14 1948 David arrived at the Port of New York on Scandinavian Airlines, having departed from Stockholm, Sweden:14

Hinshaw, David Scull, age 65; address: West Chester, Penn.

Augusta died Jul 10 1949, Dunmow Farm, East Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania; age 62y 2m 17d.23,26,27  

Augusta's death was reported in "The New York Times" (New York, New York) on July 12, 194927 (see scans below).  

On Dec 9 1951 David arrived at the Port of New York on Scandinavian Airlines, having departed from Prestwick, Scotland:14

Hinshaw, David S; address: West Chester, Pennsylvania.

David Scull Hinshaw died Nov 6 1953, West Chester, Pennsylvania; age 71.2,20,28,29  

David's death was noted in the "Fergus Falls Daily Journal" (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) on Saturday, November 7, 1953:28

Prominent Quaker Dies

WEST CHESTER, PA. (AP) -- David Hinshaw, 71, internationally known Quaker author and publicist, suffered a heart attack while driving to his home at nearby Paoli Friday anld [sic] collapsed after leaving his auto to summon help.  He was found dead a short distance from the parked car.

David's death was also noted in "The Lincoln Star" (Lincoln, Nebraska) on Saturday, November 7, 1953:30

Hinshaw Found Dead

WEST CHESTER, PA. (AP) -- David Hinshaw, 71, author and publicist, was found dead at a roadside near here Friday, a short distance from his parked auto.  

Police said he apparently suffered a heart attack while driving toward his home at nearby Paoli, and collapsed after alighting from the machine to summon help.

David's obituary was published in "The Progress" (Clearfield, Pennsylvania) on Saturday, November 7, 1953:20

David Hinshaw, Widely
Known Quaker Author,
Succumbs at 71

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- David Hinshaw, 71, internationally known Quaker author and publicist, suffered a heart attack while driving to his home at nearby Paoli yesterday and collapsed after leaving his auto to summon help.  He was found a short distance from the parked car.  

A native of Emporia, Kan., Hinshaw graduated from Haverford (Pa.) College.  His political career started in 1912 when he became a field representative of the late President Theodore Roosevelt's Bull Moose party.  

He was a noted biographer of Hoover and the late William Allen White.

David's obituary was also published in "The American Friend" on February 25, 1954 (page 63).29

(photo)Photo: David Schull Hinshaw 1911 senior yearbook photo, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 17

(photo)Photo: David Schull Hinshaw 1911 senior yearbook biographical sketch, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania 17

(photo)Photo: "Westtown Revisited", by David Schull Hinshaw 19

(photo)Photo: Augusta Clendening Wiggam death notice "The New York Times", Jul 12 1949 27

(photo)Photo: Augusta Clendening Wiggam death notice "The New York Times", Jul 12 1949 27

(photo)Photo: Augusta Clendening Wiggam death certificate Chester County, Pennsylvania 23

(photo)Photo: David Scull Hinshaw death notice "Salina Journal" (Salina, Kansas), Nov 8 1953 31

(photo)Photo: David Scull Hinshaw biographical sketch "Biographical Catalog of the Matriculates of Haverford College", Philadelphia, 1922, Haverford Alumni Association 22


Sources

  1. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
  2. "Genealogy of Hinshaw/Henshaw" by DoraLee Harvey Hatley (see Mary Jane Hinshaw), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0982181, item 4.
  3. "Hiatt-Hiett Genealogy and Family History" by William Perry Johnson, microfilm #1421712, item 5, in the LDS Family History Library.
  4. 1930 census, Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2021, ED 108, page 1B, line #54, dwelling #10B, family #12A.
  5. 1920 census, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas; roll T625-1858, ED 121, page 6A, line #28, dwelling #84, family #87.
  6. 1940 census, Westtown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania; roll T627-3467, ED 15-123, page 2A, line #9, household #24.
  7. Obituary of Robert Yost Hinshaw.
  8. Sarah Ann Hinshaw obituary.
  9. Manuscript titled "Thomas Hinshaw 'The Little Irish Weaver' And Others" by John E. Hinshaw, Urban-Side-On-The-East, Emporia, Kansas, 1911.
  10. "The Hinshaw Record" by Lyle Harris Hadley, Florida (1965), in the LDS Family History Library, microfilm #0962525, item 10.
  11. 1900 census, Emporia Township, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T623-487, ED 73, page 13A, line #27, dwelling #267, family #267.
  12. 1910 census, Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas; roll T624-445, ED 51, page 190A, line #1, dwelling #226, family #238.
  13. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957; http://www.ancestry.com.
  15. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925; http://www.ancestry.com.
  17. U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012; http://www.ancestry.com.
  18. Library of Congress: http://catalog.loc.gov.
  19. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7719429089.
  20. Obituary of David Hinshaw; "The Progress", Nov 7 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  21. "The New York Times", Jan 7 1934; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. Biographical catalog of the matriculates of Haverford College; http://www.ancestry.com.
  23. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  24. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  25. Puerto Rico, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1901-1962; http://www.ancestry.com.
  26. Contribution from Janet Hinshaw Thomas.
  27. Death of Augusta Hinshaw; "The New York Times", Jul 12 1949; http://www.ancestry.com.
  28. The "Fergus Falls Daily Journal", Nov 7 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  29. Earlham College Library; "American Friend Obituary Index":
    http://www.earlham.edu/~libr/content/friends/obituaries/index.html.
  30. "The Lincoln Star", Nov 7 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.
  31. Death of David Scull Hinshaw; "Salina Journal", Nov 8 1953; http://www.ancestry.com.


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