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Paul Vincent Shields

Paul Vincent Shields, business executive.


  • Shields, Paul Vincent was born on July 31, 1889 in St. Paul. Minnesota. Son of Cornelius and Theresa (McHugh) Shields.

  • Education

    • Educated Cascadilla Polytech. Preparatory School, 1904. Student Loyola College, 1905.

      Cornell Univercity, 1912.


    • Partner Merill, Lynch & Company, investment bankes, 1920-1922, organized firm of Shields & Company, 1923, members New York Stock Exchange, New York Curb Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Stock Exchange, Commodity Exchange, New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange, New York Cocoa Exchange, Liverpool Cotton Exchange, Canadian Commodity Exchange. Governor and member executive, committee, New York Stock Exchange, 1935-1936. Partner Shields & Company.

      Chairman of the Board NAFI, since 1956.


    Clubs: Recess, River (New York City).


    • Married Veronica Gibbons, August 6, 1926. Children: Barbara Crowley, Veronica (Mistress.
    • father: Cornelius Shields
    • mother: Theresa (McHugh) Shields
    • spouse: Veronica Gibbons
    • children: Barbara Crowley Shields
    • Veronica (Mrs Shields
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    Born July 31, 1889
    Died December 24, 1962
    (aged 73)