Harold Shields

A graduate of Edinboro University Harold Shields has a long and varied career, holding positions at Alcoa and Bucyrus-Erie in Glassport, and the Erie’s Opportunities Industrialization Center.  He also served as an educator in the Erie School District and as an assistant to Erie’s longtime mayor, Louis J. Tullio. He is perhaps best distinguished as the first African American elected to the Erie School board (1977), and the first to anchor the local news (WICU-TV, Erie’s NBC affiliate).

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