U.S. Congressman Edmund Howard Hinshaw served as representative of the fourth Congressional district of the state of Nebraska in the 58th through 61st United States Congresses from 1903-1911. He was a Republican.
U.S. Congressman John Carl Williams Hinshaw served as a representative from the state of California in the 76th through 84th United States Congresses from 1939 until his death in 1956. He was a Republican.
U.S. Congressman Andrew Jackson Hinshaw served as a representative from Mission Viejo, California in the 93rd and 94th United States Congresses. He is currently the president of a graphics firm in Maryland.
Edmund Lee Henshaw, Jr., (1925-1995) of the Commonwealth of Virginia, was unanimously elected Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, 94th Congress (H.Res. 936, 12/17/1975). He was again elected Clerk of the 96th Congress (H.Res. 2, H.Res. 4, 1/15/1979), and of the 97th Congress (H.Res. 2, H.Res. 4, 1/5/1981).
David Henshaw (1791-1852) was U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1843-44, under President John Tyler.
John L. Henshaw is currently (2003) Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health and head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
George Hinshaw (1775-1862) was elected in 1836 to the Illinois House of Representatives, Tenth General Assembly, as a representative from McLean County.
Edward Carter Hinshaw (1830-1906) served several terms in the California state legislature.
Isaiah M. Hinshaw (1866-1943) served two terms in the Missouri state legislature.
Dean Blaine Hinshaw (1941-1991) served three terms in the Kansas state legislature.
Lewellyn Magellan Hinshaw (1875-1957) served two years in the Kansas state legislature.
Joseph Calvin Hinshaw (1886-1977) served in the Kansas state legislature in 1939.
Randy Hinshaw (1960-) currently serves the 21st district in the Alabama House of Representatives.
Jerry Hinshaw (1917-) served at least three terms in the Arkansas state legislature.
James Ernest Henshaw (1932-) served fourteen years in the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
Alex Henshaw (1917-) earned a world-wide reputation as a successful air racing and record breaking pilot in the 1930s, and in 1938 won the King's Cup race. His most famous flight was from England to Capetown and back in the same Mew Gull in 1939, setting a record which is still unbroken. During WWII he was chief production test pilot at Vickers' Castle Bromwich factory, flight testing hundreds of Spitfire and Lancaster aircraft.
William Wade Hinshaw (1867-1947) was an accomplished opera singer. He was also a renowned genealogist and the author of The Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, the preeminent work on Quaker genealogy.
Annette Hanshaw was a well-known and very popular radio and recording singer in the late 1920s and 1930s. Her recordings are collector's items today and she still has many fans.
Susan Ellen Hinshaw is also a very accomplished and well known opera singer, having performed all over Europe, South America, Australia, and the United States, including Carnegie Hall.
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent is a well-known children's book author. See: http://store.backinprint.com/authors/patentd.html
Creede Hinshaw currently (1999) writes a weekly religion column for the Albany Herald, and monthly and bi-weekly religion columns for the Macon Telegraph and the Wesleyan Christian Advocate respectively.
Siblings Chris Hinshaw and Jennifer Hinshaw both became accomplished and renowned Triathletes.
Lydia Hinshaw is a sports columnist with the Daytona Beach Fl. News-Journal.
U.S. Military Academy Graduates and Alumni
The town of Henshaw in Union County, Kentucky was named after pioneer settler George Henshaw, who moved to Kentucky in 1819 and settled near Geiger Lake, where he was one of the first settlers in Union County.
Lake Henshaw, San Diego County, California, was created by the San Diego Water Company which was founded by William Griffith Henshaw. See: photo 1 and photo 2.
Henshaw, Greene County, Tennessee, a historical town and now-discontinued post office near Chucky and Greeneville.
Hinshaw Street, Bloomington, Illinois. Named after Illinois legislator George Hinshaw who was an early pioneer in McLean County, Ill. George's son, George Hinshaw, Jr. was instrumental in the early street layout of Bloomington and as a result he named one street after his father. There is also a Hinshaw Street in Glasgow, Scotland.
Hinshaw Street, Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa (see: Jacob Hinshaw, who settled with his family in Arnolds Park). Arnolds Park, Iowa is also home to a Hinshaw Bridge.
Henshaw Street and Henshaw Terrace, Boston, Mass. (Contribution from David Henshaw)
Hinshaw Cemetery, near Danvers, McLean County, Illinois. Located on the family farm originally settled by Simon Hinshaw, who was an early pioneer in McLean County, Ill. Numerous non-Hinshaws are buried here, so this may have originally been an early McLean County Quaker cemetery. A survey of this cemetery is available from the McLean County Genealogical Society.
Hinshaw Trail, Lake Crabtree County Park, near Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina. (http:www.geo.duke.edu/2trails.htm)
Hinshaw Road, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Hinshaw Drive/Lane, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Hinshaw Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Hinshaw United Methodist Church, 4501 High Point Rd., Greensboro, North Carolina 27407.
Hinshaw Hall, a dormitory on the campus of the University of North Carolina (Greensboro), was named after George Washington Hinshaw due to land he donated to the university and other land he had donated to schools in Winston, N.C.
More: The U. S. Geological Survey shows the following Hinshaw/Henshaw place (geological feature) names (click on any below for more details):
Feature Name St County Type Latitude Longitude USGS 7.5' x 7.5' Map ------------------- -- -------------- ------ -------- --------- ------------------------ Henshaw AK Yukon-Koyukuk stream 663308N 1521321W Bettles C-5 Henshaw Cabin AK Yukon-Koyukuk locale 664327N 1522136W Bettles C-5 Henshaw Cemetery AL Jackson cemete 345316N 0861059W Estill Fork Henshaw Cove AL Jackson valley 345322N 0861025W Estill Fork Henshaw CA Riverside pop pl 340008N 1172745W Fontana Henshaw 69-002 Dam CA San Diego dam 331424N 1164542W Mesa Grande Henshaw Truck CA San Diego trail 331530N 1164512W Palomar Observatory Trail Henshaw Work CA San Diego locale 331358N 1164533W Mesa Grande Center Hanshaw Cemetery CO Yuma cemete 400527N 1070322W Orno Peak Henshaw IA Taylor pop pl 405033N 0945342W Hawleyville Henshaw Cemetery IL Williamson cemete 373826N 0884417W Carrier Mills Henshaw Bend IN Martin bend 384528N 0864101W Williams Hinshaw Ditch IN Jasper canal 411324N 0865652W San Pierre Hinshaw Ditch IN Wayne canal 395722N 0845829W Fountain City Henshaw KY Union pop pl 373718N 0880320W Dekoven Henshaw Pond MA Worcester lake 421355N 0715340W Leicester Henshaw Lake MN Wright lake 451206N 0940254W Albion Center Hinshaw Airport NC Alamance airpor 355225N 0793140W Liberty Hinshaw Airport NC Randolph airpor 354431N 0794847W Asheboro Hinshaw Street NC Wilkes church 361007N 0810857W Wilkesboro Church Henshaw Playground NJ Union park 404250N 0741926W Roselle Henshaw Oil Field NM Eddy oilfie 325503N 1035608W Henshaw Tank Henshaw Tank NM Eddy reserv 325428N 1035722W Henshaw Tank Henshaw Spring OR Grant spring 440358N 1193800W Suplee Henshaw TN Greene pop pl 360844N 0824349W Chuckey (historical) Henshaw Post TN Greene post o UNKNOWN UNKNOWN Chuckey Office (historical) Henshaw Creek TX Erath stream 322221N 0981033W Knob Hill Henshaw Creek TX Smith stream 321159N 0951832W Bullard Henshaw Well TX Hudspeth well 310532N 1052528W Sierra Blanca SW Henshaw Run VA Greene stream 381733N 0782307W Stanardsville Hernshaw WV Kanawha pop pl 381330N 0813609W Belle Hinshaw Creek WY Uinta stream 412021N 1104303W Ragan
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