Museum the New Llano Colony

Clarence Shutt

Birth: He was born around 1904 in Texas.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information:  

Job in Colony: In April 1922 he was part of a group of students who helped out at the print shop that included Maxine and Victor Gaddis and Albert Kapotsy.

In May 1922 Loutrel, assisted by C. Shutt, Dover Cryer, Warren Fread and Truman Benthal put up electric poles, wires, etc. and prepared to wire the houses to provide electric lights throughout the colony. He also went along with Max Beavers on a trip to Longville to assist the colony electric department.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: He was one of the members of the colony when George T. Pickett first named General Manager.

In 1930 he was living in Chicago with the Wm. J. Beavers family and Clifford Synoground family, where he worked as a mail carrier for the Chicago post office.

He played right field during a game in August 1931 at Alco -- the "Llano Nine" for that game consisted of Red Richey at pitcher, Dub Killian at catcher, Leon Caves at first base, Carl Van Buskirk at second, Bill Beavers at third, "Tip" Allred at shortstop, Doc Reynolds at left field, Milton Maki at center field and Clarence Shutt in right field. The boys declared it was a rotten game.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": April 22, 1922, May 27, 1922, August 15, 1931, April 11, 1933 (Reprinted from the Colonist May 17, 1924); US Census: 1930