T. B. Sherer was born May 2, 1896, in Bethany. He was educated in Bethany, graduating from the Bethany High School at the age of fifteen. He is a registered pharmacist and learned the drug business from his father with whom he has been associated in the store since finishing high school. By inheritance and environment he has been given opportunity to develop the strong business acumen which he possesses, and he has been successful in his work. He was married May 20, 1917, to Ethel Sadler of Independence, Missouri, a daughter of J. L. Sadler, who is a retired contractor of Independence. Mr. and Mrs. Sherer have two daughters: Marjory Elizabeth, and Gretchen Jane.