Jan. 6, 1897 Annapolis Crawford County Illinois, USA
Jun. 18, 1977 Fredonia Wilson County Kansas, USA
Son of Eli Albert Shire and Elizabeth May Sheperd.Served in the Army during WWI and the Navy in WWII. Was a Chief Petty Officer. Taught and coached in numerous schools in Oklahoma and Kansas. Superintendent of Schools in Sumner Co., Kansas for many years.