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Charles William Shaver

Charles William Shaver, American architect. Member City Planning Commission, Salina, 1923-1931, chairman, 1925-1928; member of advisory council Kansas State College, 1925-1939.; Member American International Assurance (president Kansas chapter 1930, 32, 38, 39, 42, Kansas delegate nat. convention, 1929, 39), Salina Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Tau, Phi Kappa Phi. Alpha Rho Chi (honorary); Mason (S.R., Shriner), Elks, Eagles.

Background

  • Shaver, Charles William was born on January 16, 1890 in Eldorado, Kansas, United States. Son of Silas Sylvester and Frances (Buckingham) Shaver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Kansas State College, 1915, honorary Professional Architect, 1926.

    Career

    • In architectural practice, Salina, Kansas, since 1915. Has designed many public, private buildings in Kansas and adjoining states.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member City Planning Commission, Salina, 1923-1931, chairman, 1925-1928. Member of advisory council Kansas State College, 1925-1939. Member American International Assurance (president Kansas chapter 1930, 32, 38, 39, 42, Kansas delegate nat. convention, 1929, 39), Salina Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Tau, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Alpha Rho Chi (honorary). Mason (S.R., Shriner), Elks, Eagles. Clubs: Rotary of Salina (president 1929-1930), Salina Country, Knife and Fork, Salina Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Vera Nan Woody, June 26, 1915. Children: Charles William, Junior.
    • father: Silas Sylvester Shaver
    • mother: Frances (Buckingham) Shaver
    • spouse: Vera Nan Woody
    • children: Charles William Shaver
    • Jr Shaver
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    Born January 16, 1890
    Died March 6, 1961
    (aged 71)
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