Joseph J. Shebl was born in Nebraska on May 28, 1913. "Joe" Shebl graduated from the school of pharmacy and school of medicine at Creighton University in Omaha. He then spent two years training in radiology. From 1942-46 he was in the Army medical corps during World War II. In 1949 he founded Salinas (CA) Valley Radiology. As a hobby, he began sculpting western and animal subjects in bronze. He died in Carmel, CA on September 29, 1988.
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