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Henry Fries Shaffner

Henry Fries Shaffner, American banker. Member financial board Southern Province, Moravian Church; Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


  • Shaffner, Henry Fries was born on September 19, 1867 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of John Francis and Caroline Louisa (Fries) Shaffner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philisophy, University of North Carolina, 1887.


    • Secretary-treasurer Wachovia Loan & Trust Company (later Wachovia Bank & Trust Company), 1893-1911. Vice president Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Winston-Salem, 1911-1931, Chairman, Board Of Directors, 1931-1941. President Winston-Salem Building and Loan Association.

      President Briggs-Shaffner Company, Oakdale Cotton Mills.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member financial board Southern Province, Moravian Church. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Twin City, Forsyth Country (Winston-Salem).


    • Married Agnes G. Siewers, November 21, 1901. Children: Henry Siewers (deceased), Eleanor C. (Mistress.
    • father: John Francis Shaffner
    • mother: Caroline Louisa (Fries) Shaffner
    • spouse: Agnes G. Siewers
    • children: Henry Siewers Shaffner (deceased)
    • Eleanor C. (Mrs Shaffner
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    Born September 19, 1867
    Died December 3, 1941
    (aged 74)