Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote
1916 - 2005
Shelby Foote  American Author

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Shelby Foote was previously married to Gwyn Foote (1956 - 2005), Peggy Desommes (1948 - 1952) and Tess Lavery (1944 - 1946).


American Author Shelby Foote was born Shelby Dade Foote, Jr. on 17th November, 1916 in Greenville, Mississippi and passed away on 27th Jun 2005 Memphis, Tennessee aged 88. He is most remembered for Shiloh. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Shelby Foote is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American Episcopalians, American Episcopalians and American novelists.


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Married3 49 years, 6 months 19 years, 2 months 3 years
Total3 49 years, 6 months 19 years, 2 months 3 years


First Name Shelby
Last Name Foote
Full Name at Birth Shelby Dade Foote, Jr.
Age 88 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th November, 1916
Birthplace Greenville, Mississippi
Died 27th June, 2005
Place of Death Memphis, Tennessee
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of North Carolina (attended 1935-37)
Occupation Text Author, Historian
Occupation Author
Claim to Fame Shiloh

Shelby Dade Foote Jr. (November 17, 1916 – June 27, 2005) was an American writer, historian and journalist. Although he viewed himself primarily as a novelist, he is now best known for his The Civil War: A Narrative, a three-volume history of the American Civil War.

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Shelby Foote88 ScorpioAuthor
Gwyn Foote-
Peggy Desommes93
Tess Lavery-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
HugerMaleGwyn Foote
MargaretFemalePeggy Desommes




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