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William S. Shields

banker , merchant

William S. Shields, American banker, merchant.

Background

Shields, William S. was born on October 13, 1853 in Clinchdale, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Thomas and Elizabeth (Simpson) Shields.

Education

Educated private schools.

Career

Began in banking business, 1888. Became president City National Bank, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1895. Retired. Trustee University of Tennessee, Washington College, Tennessee, Lawson-McGee Library.

Colonel on staff of governor of Tennessee.

Connections

Married Alice Watkins, October 30, 1890.

father:
James Thomas Shields

mother:
Elizabeth (Simpson) Shields

spouse:
Alice Watkins