Frank Shields (politician)

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Frank W. Shields (born March 26, 1945) is an American politician and Methodist minister who served in both houses of the Oregon Legislative Assembly, from 1993 until 2007.

Frank Shields
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 24th district
In office
1999–2007
Preceded byRandy Leonard
Succeeded byRod Monroe
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
In office
1993–1999
Personal details
Born (1945-03-26) March 26, 1945 (age 76)
New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States
Political partyDemocratic
ResidencePortland, Oregon
Alma materDrew University

BiographyEdit

Shields was born in New Castle, Pennsylvania in 1945.[1]

He served as chair of the Multnomah County Charter Review Committee from 1983 until 1984. Shields was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 1992 and to the Oregon Senate in 1998. In 2006, after initially filing for reelection, Shields withdrew from the race, citing health issues.[2][3]

Personal lifeEdit

Shields is married to his wife, Becca. He has 2 children: Matthew and Noel, and 2 stepchildren: Trish and Nina.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Frank Shields' Biography". Project VoteSmart. Retrieved January 8, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Lane, Dee (March 9, 2006). "Sen. Shields won't seek re-election". The Oregonian. Retrieved January 8, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Chisholm, Kari (March 9, 2006). "Breaking: Frank Shields Withdraws". BlueOregon. Retrieved January 8, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)