Hershel Raymond Hinman

Male11 August 1907–28 May 1993

Brief Life History of Hershel Raymond

When Hershel Raymond Hinman was born on 11 August 1907, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, Jonathan Lee "Al" Hinman, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Leona Jeffers, was 34. He had at least 1 daughter with Marie S Fruth. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1944 and lived in Washington Township, Greene, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 28 May 1993, in Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Hershel Raymond Hinman
Marie S Fruth
Sharon L Hinman

Sources (8)

  • Hershel R Hinman, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Hershel Hinman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Herschel R Hinman, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 6

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.


Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire):

probably an occupational name for someone who looked after the hens, from Middle English hen(ne) ‘hen’ + man ‘man’, though in some instances it may have been used for the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hann or Henn (see Hann and Henn ).

variant of Inman with prosthetic H-.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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