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Cheever Lewis Shine
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1872
Leon County
Florida, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1960
Escambia County
Florida, USA

Son of Richard Alexander Shine Jr. and Laura (Fisher) Shine of Tallahassee.

1880 & 1885: He was living in Tallahassee.

1893: He was the official court reporter to Florida Governor Henry Laurens Mitchell (1893-1897) but resigned to study law in 1893, earning his law degree in 1895, University of Virginia. (CATALOGUE OF THE LEGAL FRATERNITY OF PHI DELTA PHI, SEVENTH EDITION, EDITED BY GEO. A. KATZENBERGER, SECRETARY OF THE FRATERNITY COUNCIL (ANN ARBOR, MICH.: THE INLAND PRESS, 1901).)

The 1900 census shows him in Pensacola staying in a hotel kept by J. B. Brittain, corner of Wright and Palafox St., Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida. The Perry House (1883-1889 governor's mansion) is also at the corner of Wright and Palafox, the 300 block, near 422 Palafox where his mother-in-law Moffitt Roberts lived at the time of her death.
The Brief of Phi Delta Phi: A Quarterly Magazine of the Law, Volume 4 (1902-03), p. 476 (1903): "(Minor Chapter, Univ. of Virginia): Cheever L. Shine, '92, had moved from Memphis, Tenn., to Pensacola, Fla."

By 1905 he was city clerk of Pensacola.
Jan. 19, 1907, elected Secretary of the Pensacola Bar Assn. (New Orleans Times Picayune, Jan. 21, 1907, p. 18, column 6.)

He was also nominated by the Citizens Good Government League to run for Mayor of Pensacola (Pensacola Journal, March 26, 1905, page 3).
He also ran for sheriff of Escambia County (Montgomery, Al., Advertizer, 8 April 1906, page 3).

His aunt Maria Jefferson (Eppes) Shine (Mrs. William Francis Shine) was the daughter of Francis Wayles Eppes and Susan Margaret/Mary (Ware) Eppes, granddaughter of Maria (Jefferson) Eppes, the daughter of Thomas Jefferson.
Another aunt, Martha Virginia Eppes Shine (Mrs. Thomas Jabez Shine), Maria Jefferson Eppes Shine's half sister, was another great-granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson.
Family links: 
  Lillian Fannie Taylor Shine (1861 - 1945)
Saint John's Cemetery
Escambia County
Florida, USA
Plot: Block 3 North, Section 33, Lot 24
Created by: Ray Isbell
Record added: Dec 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45000408
Cheever Lewis Shine
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Cheever Lewis Shine
Added by: Ray Isbell
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Thinking of you, Cousin Cheever.
- Cindy Crigler
 Added: Jun. 4, 2017

 Added: Feb. 26, 2011

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