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Mary Katherine Shell Edit Profile

also known as Mrs. Joseph C. Shell

County official , mayor

Mary Katherine Shell, American former county official, mayor. Member Kern County Republican Control.Com., 1956—1960; founder, state secretary United Representatives California, 1963; member California delegate Republican National Convention, 1964; president Bakersfield Junior Woman's Club, 1954—1955; Member of Kern Press Club (founder 1967).

Background

Shell, Mary Katherine was born on February 9, 1927 in Bakersfield, California, United States. Daughter of Walter Charles and Mary Ellen (Young) Jaynes.

Education

Student, Bakersfield College, 1946—1948.

Career

Member editorial staff Bakersfield Californian, 1944—1945, political columnist, 1971—1980. Member editorial staff Bakersfield News Bulletin, 1965—1968, managing editor, 1969. Mayor Bakersfield, 1980—1984.

Supervisor Kern County, 1985—1996.

Membership

Member Kern County Republican Control.Com., 1956—1960. Founder, state secretary United Representatives California, 1963. Member California delegate Republican National Convention, 1964.

President Bakersfield Junior Woman's Club, 1954—1955. Member of Kern Press Club (founder 1967).

Connections

Married Richard Hosking, August 21, 1948 (divorced 1968). Married Joseph C. Shell, January 8, 1970 (deceased April 7, 2008).

father:
Walter Charles Jaynes

mother:
Mary Ellen (Young) Jaynes

spouses:
Richard Hosking

Joseph C. Shell