Walter Shelley Culpepper Jr., M.D.

Male, #37078, (circa 1917 - 30 Jul 1999)
Father*Walter Shelley Culpepper (Jun 1871 - )
Mother*Maude (?) (c 1887 - )
Birth*circa 1917 Walter was born at Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, circa 1917. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Walter was listed as a son in Walter Shelley Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.1 
World War II*between 1942 and 1946 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1946
(US Navy, Medical Officer.) 
Marriage*circa 1943 He married Mary Louise McLean circa 1943.2 
Death*30 Jul 1999 He died at Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, on 30 Jul 1999. 
Obituary*1 Aug 1999 Walter Shelley Culpepper Jr., a retired physician, died Friday (30
Jul 1999) at his home. He was 82. Mr. Culpepper was born in Monroe and lived in New Orleans for many years. He graduated from Tulane University and Tulane University School of Medicine. He served as medical officer in the Navy from 1942 to 1946. He was on the staff of Ochsner Foundation Hospital and practiced general internal medicine for 36 years as a staff member, and later a partner, at Ochsner Clinic. He also was clinical professor of medicine at Tulane University. He was a fellow of the American College of Physicians and numerous other professional societies. Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise McLean Culpepper ; two sons, David McLean and Walter Shelley Culpepper, III; a daughter, Mary Margaret Culpepper Hesse of Pass
Christian, Miss; and six grandchildren. A funeral will be held Monday at noon at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., Metairie. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.3 


Mary Louise McLean (circa 1917 - 11 May 2012)
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited17 May 2012


  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 37-9, Sheet #13-A, Page 69, Line 33, 112 Texas Avenue, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA
    Home owned, Value=$12,000, Radio=1, Farm=No
    Walter S. Culpepper, Head, M, 56, M, md@36, GA/GA/GA, Auto Supplies Sales, Vet=No
    Maud M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, md@20, LA/LA/AL
    Winnefred L. Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, LA/GA/LA
    Wallis S. Culpepper, Son, M, 13, LA/GA/LA.
  2. The New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    Obituary of Mary Louise McLean Culpepper (#38611), published 14 May 2012.
  3. The New Orleans Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    Obituary of Walter Shelley Culpepper, Jr., M.D. (#37078), published 1 Aug 1999.