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.  He was 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 sports.

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

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