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Information for Carl Vernon Hanshaw

5 January 1903 - 17 July 1939

From The Caldwell News-Tribune

20 July 1939
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Wilder Man Dies
In Auto Accident
Near Rockville

VALE  (AP) - Oregon counted another 1939 traffic fatality today with the discovery under an overturned automobile of the body of Vernon Hanshaw, 36, of Wilder, Idaho.
    The Malheur county sheriff's office said the automobile apparently ran off a litte-used mountain road near Rockville and careened down a 10-foot embankment.  Officers estimated the accident occurred Monday.

Also this article from

The Caldwell News-Tribune

21 July 1939

Dixie Man Dies
In Auto Wreck

    ARENA VALLEY (Special) - Carl Vernon Hanshaw, a resident of Canyon county for the last 21 years, and for 12 years of the Dixie community near Caldwell, was killed Monday evening when his car went off a grade on the Sucker creek road and overturned, pinning him beneath it.  It was thought that death was instantaneous.  He had been employed at the Carter Creek ranch in Malheur county, Oregon, for the past two months and was returning to his work Monday night after a two day visit with his father, G. D. Hanshaw, and family in Arena Valley.  he was born at Scio, Lynn county, Ore., Jan. 15, 1903.  His mother preceded him in death, having passed away on his 13th birthday.
    Surviving are his father and stepmother, Mr. And Mrs. G. D. Hanshaw, and two half-sisters, Alice and Betty Hanshaw all residing in Arena Valley.



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