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William S. Shields

William S. Shields, American banker, merchant.

Background

  • Shields, William S. was born on October 13, 1853 in Clinchdale, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Thomas and Elizabeth (Simpson) Shields.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools.

    Career

    • Began in banking business, 1888. Became president City National Bank, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1895. Retired. Trustee University of Tennessee, Washington College, Tennessee, Lawson-McGee Library.

      Colonel on staff of governor of Tennessee.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Connections

    • Married Alice Watkins, October 30, 1890.
    • father: James Thomas Shields
    • mother: Elizabeth (Simpson) Shields
    • spouse: Alice Watkins
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    Born October 13, 1853
    Died December 2, 1933
    (aged 80)
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