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Bartlett Shappee

Also Known As: "Bart"
Birthplace: Casco Township, Allegan, MI
Death: Died in Saint Louis, MO, USA
Place of Burial: Allegan, MI
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Stoddard Shappee and Margaret Shappee
Ex-husband of Lois Jayne Bratton
Father of Mark Bartlett Shappee and <private> Shappee
Brother of Jonathan Shappee; Frances Scott; Gertrude Shappee and William Shappee

Occupation: Insurance Salesman
Managed by: Judy Shappee
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About Bartlett Shappee

Bart was born in the Shappee home in Casco, Michigan. He attended Kalamazoo College and was a football star. Later he served in WWII. He was in insurance agent for Bankers Life and lived the last part of his life in Alton, Illinois.

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Bartlett Shappee's Timeline

September 3, 1912
Casco Township, Allegan, MI
September 27, 1915
Age 3
Casco Township, Allegan, MI, USA

Jonathan died at home.

Age 4
Allegan, Michigan, United States

Photos taken during a family occasion. I estimate the year as 1917 owing to Frances, who looks around two years old. I love the Indian headdress on Jonnie; he used to call himself "The Chief" when I was a child. Notice the bare feet.

Age 12
Casco Township, Allegan, Michigan

The first McDowell School burned down in 1937.

Age 13
Allegan, Michigan, United States

The first McDowell School burned down in 1937.

Age 14
Allegan, Michigan, United States
Age 17
Allegan County, Michigan, United States

The 1930 U.S. Census of Michigan.

June 11, 1931
Age 18
South Haven, Michigan
- 1939
Age 24
Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Bart played football at Kalamazoo College. He was known as "Powerhouse Shappee" and was honored as an All-Time Football Letterman by the College.

April 18, 1941
- 1945
Age 28

Bart attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 18, 1941, in Kalamazoo, Mich. This was before WWII started in December of that year. The enlistment record states: 2 years college, civil occupation salesman, height 70, weight 181. From "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1918-1946" database on