Texian Who’s Who, A Biographical Dictionary of the State of Texas,
The Texian Company, Dallas: 1937
General insurance; b. Kosciusko, Miss., Aug. 27, 1891; s. Silas Dean and Perlee Pauline Shoemaker; ed. Granbury h. sch.; Southwestern Jr. Coll.; m. Emily Rebecca Doyle, June 14, 1916; children: Louie Doyle, Alice, Rebecca, Norma, John Dean. Began as sec., Swift & Co., Ft. Worth, 1914; stenog. Mitchell, Gartner & Walton, ins., 1915-17; civilian stenog., Q.M. Dept., Ft. Sam Houston, 1917; with Exchange State Bank, Ft. Worth, 1918-1919; prop. R.E. Doyle Ins. Agcy., Granbury, since 1919; also operates large pecan orchards. Dir. Granbury Natl. Farm Loan Assn.; past dir. West Texas C. of C.; dir. Granbury and Hood Co. C. of C. (pres. and sec., 7 yrs.); corresp. Texas Election Bur.; dir. Texas Pecan Growers Assn.; city alderman, mayor pro tem.; chmn., Glen Rose to Lipan Hwy. Assn.; chmn., Texas Cent. Advis. Bd. for Hood Co.; mem. pub. com., Brazos River Conservation and Reclamation Dist.; pub. comm., Trinity U.; legis. comm., Texas Assn. of Ins. Agts. Contbr. to Dallas News. Hobbies: fishing, hunting. Presbyterian (S.S. supt., clk. of session, elder). Home: Granbury, tel. 23.
|Louis D. Shoemaker passed away September 26, 1976. He was buried in Granbury Cemetery in Hood County, Texas.|