Kenneth Shaddy was licensed as a barber in 1949. He served as secretary-treasurer of Barbers' Union Local 434 in Idaho. In 1955, Mr. Shaddy moved to Las Vegas and served as president and business agent for Barbers' Union Local 794 and as legislative agent for the state and local associations beginning in 1960. He was named president of the Nevada State Barbers' Association in 1968. Mr. Shaddy was inducted into the Barber Hall of Fame in 1993.