Capt. John S. Shipley

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

CAPT. JOHN STILES SHIPLEY

(superindendent of the Leeds CCC camp)

BIOGRAPHY

John Stiles Shipley was born in Howe Valley, Hardin County, Kentucky on November 6, 1905.

John was appointed Second Lieutenant in the ROTC Regiment at the University of Kentucky on
February 2, 1929.

John married Henrietta Dorothy Schweimler in Jeffersonville, Indiana on September 29, 1929.

Capt. Shipley was commanding officer of the Leeds CCC Camp in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Capt. Shipley served on active duty in the U.S. Army from March 14,1942 until January 21, 1946.

Later, John became a high school teacher and principal in Kentucky.

John died in Pleasure Ridge Park, Jefferson County, Kentucky on March 8, 1993.


FAMILY


John & Dorothy's Family:
    John Stiles Shipley
    Dorothy Schweimler Shipley  
        Jo Ann Shipley
        John Stiles Shipley Jr.
        Robert Selman Shipley
        Mary Roberta Shipley
        Judith Mildred Shipley
        Randy Shipley


(11/6/1905-3/8/1993)   (married 9/29/1929)
(5/26/1907-5/18/1967)
(6/6/1931-11/7/2020)   (married Edwin Wilfred Paul)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(10/22/1934-1/5/1935)
(1/6/1936-12/1/2020)   (married Robert James Wilson)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)
(xx/xx/xxxx-xx/xx/xxxx)   (married Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxxxxx)


PHOTOS

Capt. John S. Shipley
WCHS-04459   Capt. John S. Shipley
      John S. Shipley
      WCHS-04466   John S. Shipley
 

Other WCHS photos:
WCHS-00174   Photo of people at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-00175   Photo of people at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-01038   Photo of the Leeds CCC Camp personnel as of 12/8/1939
WCHS-01039   List of the Leeds CCC Camp personnel as of 12/8/1939
WCHS-04426   Photo of commanding officer's trailer & children at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04432   Photo of Capt. John Shipley in front of the headquarters building at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04433   Photo of the office area of the Leed CCC Camp headquarters building
WCHS-04434   Photo of Capt. Shipley in his office at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04437   Photo of a gathering of enrollees in the recreation hall at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04438   Photo of Captain John S. Shipley at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04439   Photo of Captain John S. Shipley at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04443   Photo of three men in front of a building at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04444   Photo of Capt. John S. Shipley with a fox at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04445   Photo of Capt. John S. Shipley with a fox at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04460   Photo of Capt. John S. Shipley in front of his office at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04461   Photo of Capt. John S. Shipley in front of his office at the Leeds CCC Camp
WCHS-04462   Photo of Captain John S. Shipley
WCHS-04463   Photo of Capt. John S. Shipley and his wife, Dorothy Schweimler Shipley
WCHS-04464   Photo of Capt. John Shipley with his wife, Dorothy, and daughter, Judy
WCHS-04465   Photo of Capt. John Shipley with his young daughter, Judy
WCHS-04467   Photo of The Shipley family Packard while they were living at the Leeds CCC Camp


REFERENCES

FamilySearch entry for John Stiles Shipley

Dorothy Shipley's Certificate of Credit from Dixie Junior College, Fall 1938

Obituary for John S. Shipley Sr.