Nelson T. Shields, IV

Nelson T. Shields, IV

Birth
Greenville, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 16 Apr 1974 (aged 23)
Ingleside, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Ashes buried near the family home in Delaware.
Memorial ID 40502426 · View Source
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Nelson "Nick" Shields was shot to death by "J.C." Simon. His murder was one of a series which took place in San Francisco between 1973 and 1974. The murders were known as the "Zebra" killings. Simon is serving a life sentence in a California prison. Nick's father, Nelson Shields III, became an anti-gun lobbyist in Washington as a result of his son's death. The senior Mr. Shields passed away in 1993.


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  • Created by: fairynotprincess
  • Added: 10 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40502426
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nelson T. Shields, IV (17 Mar 1951–16 Apr 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40502426, ; Maintained by fairynotprincess (contributor 46845266) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, who reports a Ashes buried near the family home in Delaware..