|Catalog Number||WF 4684|
|Description||Paul H. Shannon graduated from Anacortes High School in 1925 where he was active in Glee Club, Quartette, football, basketball, track, school government, operetta, and student annual. Paul was the son of George D. and Elsie Shannon, owners of Shannon Hardware at 602 Commercial. Paul's grandfather, George W. Shannon, opened Shannon Hardware in 1891 in the McNaught Building at 8th and I Avenue. In March 1899 he built the Shannon Building on the southwest corner of 6th and P/Commercial and relocated his business there. George W.'s descendents operated the store until c. 1937. George and Elsie Shannon and their family lived at 26th and G. Avenue.|
|Collection||Wallie Funk Collection|
Place - Anacortes, WA
|Credit line||Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection|
SHANNON, Paul H.