Student Bowling Green Business University, 1922-1923.
With National Cash Register, 1928-1929. Principal organizer Hom-Ond Food Stores, Bird-Shankle Company, wholesale grocers, San Antonio, 1931-1947. Principal owner, chairman board, chief executive officer Perry Shankle Company, San Antonio, since 1947.
President, San Antonio Livestock Exposition, 1949, 50.
Member Westinghouse and Distributors Association (president 1964-1965), American Quarter Horse Association (director 1982-1983), San Antonio Chamber of C. (president 1946). Club: San Antonio Country.
Married Alice Stratton, October 20, 1931. Children– Alice, Perry (deceased).