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James Marshall Shoemaker, American lawyer, director. Bar: South Carolina 1965.


Shoemaker, James Marshall was born in August 1932 in La Jolla, California, United States. Son of James M. and Frances (Little) Shoemaker.


Bachelor, University Virginia, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1965.


Foreign service officer United States Department State, 1958—1962. With Bureau Cultural Affairs, Washington, 1958—1960. Vice consul American Embassy, Tokyo, 1960—1962.

Member Wyche, Burgess, Freeman & Parham, Greenville, South Carolina, since 1965. Director Palmetto Bank, Ryan's Family Steak Houses, Inc., Span American Medical Systems, Inc. With United States Marine Corps, 1955-1958, major United States Marine Corps Reserve.


  • Bar: South Carolina 1965.


Board directors Greater Greenville Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980—1982. Chairman City Greenville Civil Service Commission, 1977—1978. Member Greenville City Council, 1971—1973.

President Family and Children Service, Greenville, 1969. Member Little Theatre Council, 1967—1971. Chairman United Fund.

Division; board directors Greenville Urban League, 1980—1984, president, 1983—1984. Member of American Bar Association, St. Andrews Society, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Greenville County Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Cotillion Club, Commerce Club, Poinsett Club, Greenville Country Club.


Married Mary Hunter Sloan, January 3, 1959. Children: James M. III, Edward Sloan, Jonathan Evans.

James M. Shoemaker

Frances (Little) Shoemaker

Mary Hunter Sloan

James M. III Shoemaker

Edward Sloan Shoemaker

Jonathan Evans Shoemaker