F. H. Limpus
F. H. Limpus
is an Indiana insurance man, has built up
a large business in that line at Shelbyville, and has charge of the insurance
department of the Security Trust & Savings Bank of that city.
Mr. Limpus was born in Shelby County, February 12, 1886, son of
C. J. and Martha (Dunn) Limpus, and grandson of William E. Limpus, who came to Indiana in
the early 1830s and acquired land and developed a farm in Shelby Township of
Shelby County. C. J. Limpus was born in Franklin County, Indiana, and served all
through the Civil war as a Union soldier. Farming was his occupation.
much interested in public affairs and always voted the Republican ticket.
F. H. Limpus was one of four children.
He attended the common schools of
Shelby County, graduated from the Shelbyville High School, and continued his
studies in Indiana University. In 1909 he established his insurance business,
and has developed a general insurance service that covers most of the
communities in Shelby County. Since 1916 he has been head of the insurance
department of the Security Trust & Savings Bank, and during the World war he
had charge of all the Liberty Loan bonds for this bank.
Mr. Limpus is a Rotarian, a thirty-second degree Scottish Rite Mason, a
member of the Sons of Veterans and a Methodist. He is one of the board of
trustees of the city schools of Shelbyville.
He married Miss Mary
Wooley, of Decatur County, Indiana.
They have two
children, Martha Ann and James A. Mr. Limpus is a member of the Blue River
Country Club and has always been a follower and supporter of wholesome athletic
INDIANA ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS OF AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT, Vol. 3, By Charles Roll, A.M.,
The Lewis Publishing Company, 1931
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming