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Television production company executive

Eleanor Boggs Shoemaker, American Television production company executive.


Shoemaker, Eleanor Boggs was born on January 20, 1935 in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of William Robertson and Bessie Eleanor (Ware) Boggs.


Student in protocol, Southeastern University, 1953. Student, George Washington University, Washington, 1956. Bachelor in Communications and Political Science with honrs, Goucher College, 1981.

Postgraduate, Villanova University.


Feature writer, Washington Times Herald, 1951-1954; director, Patricia Stevens Modeling Agency, Washington, 1955-1956; free-lance model, Julius Garfinkel, Woodward & Lothrop, Washington, 1951-1956; research analyst, Baltimore County Council, Towson, Maryland., 1980-1981; feature news reporter, Station WGCB-television, Red Lion, Pennsylvania, since 1980; public speaker, protocol, The Reliable Corporation, Columbia, Maryland., 1982-1986; media consultant, The Enterprise Foundation, Columbia, Maryland., 1985-1986; faculty, television production and communication, St. Francis Prep School, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, 1985-1988; owner, Windswept Prodns. Company, Felton, Pennsylvania, since 1984; marketing services coordinator, Yorktowne, Inc., Red Lion, Pennsylvania, 1993-1995. Member conservation board Pennsylvania Parks and Recreation Society, since 1984.

Producer The Pennsylvania County television Production, 1981. Producer, host Westar 4 Channel 9 half hour weekly news program Keystone Report.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Parks, People, Preservation, and Public Policy, 2009. Author (producer) Gurdians of Freedom: Juroros and Jury Service, 2008. Producer The Pennsylvania County television Production, 1981, The Pennsylvania County television Production, 1981, documentary Human Rights: A Special Report, Station WGCB-television, 1989.

      Producer, host Westar 4 Channel 9 half hour weekly news program Keystone Report, 1990.


Board of directors York (Pennsylvania) County Parks and Recreation, 1972-1987, Young Women’s Christian Association, York, 1957-1982, History York, since 1990. Member Executive Committee York County Representatives, 1972-1982. Accreditation advising committee York College of Pennsylvania.

Instructor Young Women’s Christian Association Women in Politics. Founder, member Child Abuse Task Force, York, since 1983. Member select committee Pennsylvania Agricultural Zoning, 1988.

Member steering committee York Forum, 1989-1996. Co-chairman Cross Mill Restoration, since 1987. Member Displaced Homemaker's Board, since 1989, president, since 1993.

Board directors History York, 1990-1995. Founder, host Old Rose Tree Pony Club, since 1967. Chairman camp committee United States Pony Club Inc., 1973-1975.

Chair Spring Valley County Pk. Task Force, 1972; master of fox hounds Mistress Shoemaker's Hounds, since 1969. Master of beagles Mistress Shoemaker's Weybright Beagles, 1988-1996.

Education chair Junior League of York, 1962-1970. Member American Polled Hereford Association, York Area Chamber of Commerce, York County Chamber ofC. (publicity committee 1985-1990, agricultural business committee), Masters of Foxhounds Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: foxhunting, beagling.


Married D. Shoemaker, April 9, 1955 (divorced 1987). Children: Daniel W. III, William Boggs.

William Robertson Boggs

Bessie Eleanor (Ware) Boggs

D. Shoemaker

Daniel W. III Shoemaker

William Boggs Shoemaker