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Harold Bitner ShadleRoster ID 6818
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1917|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Harold Bitner Shadle, Class of 1917 (non-graduate). Genealogy: Born December 6, 1893, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Father- Harry Eugene Shadle (b. Feb 1866 in Pennsylvania; in 1913 was President of Morgan Lumber & Manufacturing Co., Charleston, WV). Mother- Sarah (b. 1869 in PA). VMI Record: Matriculated Fall 1913; attended for one academic year. Other information: During World War I (1918) was 2nd Lieut., U. S. Army Air Service, Bureau of Aircraft Production; details of military service not known. The 1930 Census for Charleston, WVA shows Harold B. Shadle (age 36, head of household); wife Ethel, age 28; children Gene (Jean?, daughter, age 5) and son James (age 2 5/12). His occupation is listed as vice president of lumber co. In 1935 he took a position as general manager of the Mt. Vernon Dairy in Charleston, WVA. Draft registration records for World War II (dated April 1942) show his age as 48; address Beechhill, Mason Co., WVA and his employer as H. E. Shadle, Mt. Vernon Farm, Beech Hill.|