Willie Shoemaker bio

Birth Name: Willie Shoemaker

Occupation: Horse Jockey

Place Of Birth: TX

Date Of Birth: August 19, 1931

Date Of Death: October 12, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Willie Shoemaker was born on the 19th of August, 1931. He was known for being a Horse Jockey. Horse jockey who won 8,833 horse races in his 40-year career.

Willie Shoemaker was born in TX. He was placed in a shoebox and the shoebox was placed in the oven when he was a baby to keep him alive. He was honored by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1958.

Willie Shoemaker was a Leo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Willie Shoemaker was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Willie Shoemaker is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Willie’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Willie Shoemaker’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Willie Shoemaker’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Willie Shoemaker kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Willie Shoemaker was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Willie Shoemaker
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Willie Shoemaker was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Willie Shoemaker was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Willie Shoemaker had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Willie Shoemaker’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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