History

In late 1945, a group of Shreveport businessmen gathered to create a private social club which was to become known as The Shreveport Club. Those gentlemen were:

  • J. B. Atkins
  • J. D. Ewing
  • C. M. Dickson
  • R. H. Hargrove
  • W. B. Jacobs
  • N. C. McGowen
  • J. R. Querbes
  • N. H. Wheless
  • W. C. Woolf

 

The eight floor of the Washington-Youree Hotel became the Club’s first quarters. The following persons were listed as Resident Members by late 1946:

  • M. A. Abernathy
  • R. S. Allison
  • R. T. Andress
  • J. B. Atkins
  • Douglas Attaway
  • Charles Beaird
  • J. Pat Beaird
  • H. R. Bennett
  • R. L. Berryman
  • O. L. Biedenharn
  • W. H. Booth
  • R. R. Brinkman
  • Horace Cannon
  • W. B. Chandler
  • Sam Clark
  • Jack Coast
  • S. P. Cousin
  • Mills Cox
  • Howard Crumley
  • W. F. Dalton
  • S. W. Day
  • R. H. Deas
  • O. M. Dickson
  • Stanton E. Dossett
  • O. J. Dykes
  • Everett Eaves
  • Jacob Embry
  • J. P. Evans
  • William S. Evans
  • John D. Ewing
  • John P. Files
  • F. H. Ford
  • L. J. Franklin
  • W. C. Fullilove, Jr.
  • A. C. Glassell, Sr.
  • Joe T. Goodman
  • H. T. Goss
  • A. O. Graves
  • A. D. Greene
  • P. M. Griffis
  • John T. Guyton
  • Richard Hale
  • D. P. Hamilton
  • J. C. Hamilton
  • B. A. Hardey
  • F. L. Hargrove
  • R. H. Hargrove
  • O. D. Harrison
  • J. B. Haynes
  • H. C. Hearne
  • N. P. Heath
  • Frank Hemenway
  • Dr. J. A. Hendrick
  • S. B. Hicks
  • Sam D. Hunter
  • Ed Jackson
  • W. B. Jacobs
  • Carnie James
  • L. P. Jennings
  • R. McLean Jeter
  • W. Harry Johnson
  • H. Ben Johnson
  • J. W. Koonce
  • Dr. C. L. LaRue
  • C. Huffman Lewis
  • T. P. Lloyd
  • A. L. Lunstrum
  • C. H. Lyons
  • John McCormack
  • Brown McCullough
  • N. C. McGowen
  • Harvey McLean
  • John M. Madison
  • L. A. Mailhes
  • R. F. Marston
  • Edwin A. Moore
  • Harry I. Morgan
  • Val H. Murrell
  • George T. Naff
  • Mace Naylor
  • Edward Neild, Jr.
  • Edward Neild, Sr.
  • B. M. Nowery
  • J. C. O’Brien
  • J. G. O’Brien
  • Paul F. O’Brien
  • R. J. O’Brien
  • W. J. O’Brien
  • Arthur O’Quinn
  • Leon O’Quinn
  • W. P. Prentiss
  • A. Querbes, Jr.
  • J. R. Querbes, Jr.
  • J. R. Querbes, Sr.
  • R. A. Querbes
  • Walter G. Ray
  • J. I. Roberts
  • Odell Rogers
  • Dr. I. B. Rougon
  • Fred Ryan
  • Francis W. Scott
  • Paul Sippel
  • M. K. Smith
  • David Smitherman
  • James Smitherman
  • D. A. Somdal
  • W. H. Spears
  • E. A. Staman
  • Dr. J. R. Stamper
  • John M. Stark, Jr.
  • Austin E. Stewart
  • L. V. Tracht
  • J. H. Tucker, Jr.
  • Jack Tullos
  • H. C. Walker, Jr.
  • E. B. Weiss
  • John A. Welch
  • Murray Werner
  • A. H. Weyland
  • N. H. Wheless, Jr.
  • N. H. Wheless, Sr.
  • W. E. Wheless
  • Reed Wherritt
  • C. H. Whitman
  • C. N. Wibker
  • Frank M. Wilkes
  • J. W. Willis
  • N. F. Wilson
  • E. N. Wood
  • W. C. Woolf
  • George D. Wray, Jr.

In 1956, The Shreveport Club moved to its present quarters at 410 Travis. While is has undergone some changes since its inception, the Club has maintained the tradition of serving fine fare in a comfortable atmosphere to the most important people in the world, our members and their guests.