Shiels & Sons became Shiels Brothers when founder and father, John Shiels, died

Charles M Shiels

Charles M. Shiels was born in Kingston, Ontario, in the year of Canada‚Äôs confederation, 1867. His father, John, was apprenticed to a tinsmith until he started his own business in about 1873. In 1883, Charles, his parents, and his brother, William, and sister, Margaret, all moved to California. Charles completed his own apprenticeship in plumbing […]