William Stanley Sheppard

Male 1902 - 1955


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  • Born  21 Sep 1902  Chevy Chase, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  3 Jun 1955  Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Forest Oak Cemetery, Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I13944  Virts
    Last Modified  23 Oct 2014 

    Father  William Franklin Sheppard,   b. 7 Jul 1869, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1955, Brunswick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Almacia Violette Demory,   b. 13 Aug 1875, Jefferson County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1966, Braddock Heights, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Apr 1895 
    Family ID  F1704  Group Sheet

    Family  Anna Polinski,   b. 31 Dec 1903,   d. Nov 1982, Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Sep 1921 
    Children 
     1. William Stanley Sheppard, Jr.,   b. 23 Mar 1923,   d. 20 Apr 1992
     2. Living
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F5238  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Evening Star, June 6, 1955

      William Stanley Sheppard, Sr., 52, a construction superintendent in the Washington area since 1932, died Friday at his home, 8 Peony drive, Gaithersburg, Md.

      Mr. Sheppard was with the Linco Construction Co., Inc., and before that was a construction superintendent with the G. F. Mikkelson and Parkhill construction companies. He helped build St. Johns Episcopal Church in Bethesda and to remodel Stone Ridge School there.

      Mr. Sheppard was born in Chevy Chase, Md., and was educated in Cleveland, Ohio. He was with his father, William Franklin Sheppard, in the building business in Atlanta, Ga., returning to Montgomery County in 1932. He was a member of Grace Methodist Church in Gaithersburg.

      Survivors are his widow, Anna; two sons, William Stanley Sheppard, Jr., 536 Brent road, Rockville, Md., property and insurance office for Montgomery County; William Ermon Sheppard, Bethesda; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Franklin Sheppard; a brother, Milburn, Brunswick, Ga., and two sisers, Mrs. G. H. Schryver, Cleveland, and Mrs. E. F. Luna, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

      Services were to be held at 2 p.m. today at Gartners funeral home in Gaithersburg with burial in Forest Oak Cemetery there.