John Shields Coleman

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John Shields Coleman

Jasper, Walker County, Alabama, USA
Death 1972 (aged 77–78)
Burial Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Plot Block 17 Lot 59
Memorial ID 134050458 · View Source
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John Shields Coleman was born November 13, 1894, in Jasper, Walker County, AL to parents Ezra Wilson and Nancy Priscilla (Shields) Coleman.

Mr Coleman was a lawyer, banker, and author of a book. He received his education at the University of Alabama, LL.B., 1915. He was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 1915. In 1937 he entered the banking business as president of Birmingham Trust National Bank, 1937-1958. He was Director of the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and served as president of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, 1941. His 28 page book, entitled "Josiah Morris (1818-1891) Montgomery Banker whose Faith Built Birmingham" was published in 1948 by Newcomen Society of England, American Branch.

John Shields Coleman:
Married first – Gertrude Davidson Coleman July 7, 1921.
Married second - May Steiner, April 28, 1928.
Married third – Dorothy H. Morrow, July 14, 1970.

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  • Created by: On the Trail
  • Added: 8 Aug 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 134050458
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Shields Coleman (13 Nov 1894–1972), Find a Grave Memorial no. 134050458, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by On the Trail (contributor 47231429) .