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O.D. Shackelford

Shackelford Junior High was named for O. D. Shackelford at the Dec. 7, 1975, dedication. Shackelford was a member of the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees from 1953 to 1962 and a past president of the Board. He also served as Pantego’s Board of Education Trustee.

Shackelford served as president of the Binyon-O’Keefe Storage Company, president of the Southwest Warehouse and Transfer Association, Fort Worth Movers Association, and Fort Worth and Tarrant County Safety Council. He was the past director of Allied Van Lines, Inc., the National Safety Council, Fort Worth Rotary Club and the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.  He was mayor, secretary and city alderman of Dalworthington Gardens as well. 

Shackelford served as the director for the Education Service Center, Region XI and a member of the University Baptist Church in Fort Worth.

Mr. and Mrs. Shackelford had two sons, Larry and G.W. Mrs. Evelyn Shackelford was the first president of Arlington ISD Council of PTAs in 1954-1955.

2000 N. Fielder Rd., 76012


Year Opened: 1975


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O.D. Shackelford

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