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John Bedford Shober

John Bedford Shober, American investment banker. Served as captain A.S., United States Army, 1917-1918.; Member National Association Securities Dealers (governor 1946-1947, vice chairman 1948), Investment Bankers Association, Zeta Psi.; Club: Boston (New Orleans).

Background

  • Shober, John Bedford was born on August 26, 1893 in Ogontz, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel L. and Agnes Wharton (Hutchinson) Shober.

  • Education

    • Graduated from St. Mark’s School, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1911. Bachelor of Science, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1915. Student Tulane University, 1927.

    Career

    • With Pennsylvania R.R., 1915-1917. Assistant trust officer Interstate Trust & Banking Company, New Orleans, 1919-1924. Sales director Sutherlin Barry & Company, New Orleans, 1924-1931.

      Partner Woolfolk & Shober, New Orleans, since 1931. Governor New. Orleans Stock Exchange, 1950, 55, vice president, 1951-1952, president, 1953-1954. Treasurer, director Kingsley House of New Orleans, 1940-1948.

      Director advising committee St. Anna’s Asylum, Christian Woman’s Exchange, Protestant Home for Babies, Bishop’s Council Diocese of Louisiana, 1940-1948.

    Works

    • Contributor professional and trade mags.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as captain A.S., United States Army, 1917-1918. Member National Association Securities Dealers (governor 1946-1947, vice chairman 1948), Investment Bankers Association, Zeta Psi. Club: Boston (New Orleans).

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Moulton, April. Children: Beatrice Elizabeth, John Bedford, Jane Butler Herndon (Mistress.
    • father: Samuel L. Shober
    • mother: Agnes Wharton (Hutchinson) Shober
    • spouse: Beatrice Moulton
    • children: Beatrice Elizabeth Shober
    • John Bedford Shober
    • Jane Butler Herndon (Mrs Shober
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    Born August 26, 1893
    Died August 26, 1959
    (aged 66)
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