John Knight Shields Edit Profile
Studied under private tutors.
Admitted to bar, 1879. Partner with father until latter retired, 1890. Partner with R. E. L. Mountcastle, 1890-1892, and 1894-1902.
Chancellor 12th Chancery Division of Tennessee, 1892-1894. Associate Justice Supreme Court, Tennessee, for terms 1902-1910, 1910-1918. Chief justice, 1910-1913.
United States senator, 2 terms, 1913-1925.
Married Mary Fulkerson, June 1883 (deceased). Married second, Mistress.