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sales and marketing executive

Kathryn Shields Rivers, American sales and marketing executive. Recipient Golden Acorn award Sherman School Parent-Teachers Association, Tacoma, 1977. Member American Association of University Women, Antiques of Novato, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Rivers, Kathryn Shields was born on July 2, 1931 in Kernersville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of William David and Vauda Irene (Pegg) Shields.

Education

Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1953.

Career

Elementary teacher, Irving Park Elementary School, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1953-1954; elementary teacher, North Henderson (North Carolina) Elementary School, 1954-1956; elementary teacher, Kernersville (North Carolina) Elementary School, 1956-1957; social worker, Pierce County/Thurston County Department of Welfare, Tacoma/Olympia, Washington, 1957-1959; sales, marketing coordinator, L.J. Elkin, Inc., Novato, California, since 1978.

Membership

Member American Association of University Women, Antiques of Novato, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bridge, antiques.

Connections

Married James Nelson Rivers, Senior, June 11, 1954. 1 child, James Nelson Junior.

father:
William David Shields

mother:
Vauda Irene (Pegg) Shields

spouse:
James Nelson Rivers

child:
James Nelson Junior Rivers