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John Bedford Shober

investment banker.

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.

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