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Shepherd, Marjorie

Shepherd, Marjorie

Shepherd, Marjorie

Date: Friday, October 22, 1993

Interview 144a : In this interview with An Sweeney, Marjorie Shepherd reminisces about her life before coming to Diboll in 1960 and after. Mrs. Shepherd, the wife of C.H. Shepherd, was born in Mississippi, but moved to New Jersey with her husband and worked in the fashion industry in New York and New Jersey. She traveled all over the world for her job at Lord and Taylor and later for a store in New Jersey. The Shepherds moved to Oregon and Michigan before moving to Diboll. After coming to Diboll, Mrs. Shepherd attended Stephen F. Austin State University and received a bachelor's and master's in Fine Arts. She taught art in Diboll and throughout Angelina County and continued to travel the world. Mrs. Shepherd was also the founder of the Diboll Garden Club.