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Biography
A brief look at Shep's life
General
Name: Jean Parker Shepherd
Born: July 26, 1921- Chicago, Illinois
Early Residences: Chicago, Illinois
Chicago, Indiana ~ 1927
2913 Cleveland Street, Hammond, Indiana ~ 1928 to ~1935
2907 Cleveland Street by ~ 1935 to ?
Died: October 16, 1999 3:30am in Lee Memorial Hospital, Fla of natural causes.
Paternal Grandparents: Emmitt E Shepherd (59 in 1910 census)
Flora E (57 and widowed in 1920 Census)

Siblings:
Paul K (26 and still living at home in 1920 census)
Jean P (18 and still living at home in 1920 census)

Source 1910 and 1920 US Census

Father: Jean P Shepherd
Mother: Ann Hetrich

(According to a show called "Drunk Tracking", no date ~1970, Shep's mother had 5 sisters, and he had about 26 cousins)

Siblings: Randall Shepherd - younger brother
Military: U.S. Army Signal Corps

Serial Number - 16 098 946
Technician Fifth Grade
Entered: July 10, 1942
Discharged: December 16, 1944

School
Kindergarten 1st Half Paul Revere Elementary School (Chicago South Side) (1926 - 1927)
Kindergarten 2nd Half McKinley Elementary (1927)
Grade 1 McKinley Elementary (1927 - 1928)
Grades 2B - 6B Warren G. Harding Elementary School (1928-1933)
Grades 6A, 7 and 8 Morton (1933 -1935)
Grades 9 - 12 Hammond High (1935 - 1939
Marriages
? (RUMORED) Brief marriage in Cincinnati or Cleveland to unknown woman
September 9, 1950 to 1957 Joan Laverne Warner

2 Children:
Randall Shepherd - 1951
Adrian Shepherd  - December 16, 1957

December 3, 1960 -1967 Lois Nettleton (source: IMDB / Nettleton Estate)

Children: None

March 2, 1977 to 1998 Leigh Brown - b. 5-1-39   d. 7-16-98

Children: None

Radio Stations
Radio Station Timeline
WWAE - 1200 AM - Hammond Indiana
1936-?
WJOB - 1230 AM - Hammond Indiana
1945-?
WTOD - 1560 AM - Toledo, Ohio
1946
WSAI - 1360 AM - Cincinnati, Ohio
January 28, 1947 - January 10, 1948 and July 1, 1949 - March 31, 1951
WCKY - 1530 AM - Cincinnati, Ohio
March 1, 1948 to October 18, 1948
WKRC - 550 AM - Cincinnati, Ohio
November 1, 1948 - March 9, 1949
KYW - 1060 AM - Philadelphia, PA
April 4, 1951- March 4, 1953
WLW - 700 AM - Cincinnati, Ohio
Approx 5-1-1953 until sometime around 9-25-1954(?)
WOR - 710 AM - New York
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ABC Network - ALMOST!
1956
NPR Radio -
1971 - 1984
NBC Radio -
1974?
CBS Radio -
1977-1979?