Dorothy Louise Hansen Shields

16 March 1858–25 February 1940

Dorothy Louise Hansen was born on 16 March 1858 to James P. Hansen and Elsie Nielsen in Aalborg, Denmark. She moved to Utah Territory in 1868 and married John Gillespie Shields on 22 April 1881. She served as Relief Society president of Lake View Ward. She died on 25 February 1940 in Tooele.[1]

  1. [1] “Dorothy Louise Hansen Shields,” in History of Tooele County (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Tooele County, 1961), 574; “Louise H. Shields,” Deseret News, 28 Feb. 1940, 16.