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Travis Shaw Travis Shaw
Full Name: Travis Shaw
Date of birth: July 2, 1842
Date of death: November 28, 1883

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Lexington / Lee   Fayette, Lee
(1) F. Shaw, Lee County. House Journal.
(2) Travis Shaw. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Travis Shaw. Texas House of Representatives: a Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch of James Shaw, mentions son Travis Shaw. Daughters of Republic of Texas, Volume 1 By Turner Publishing Company, p. 251, Google Books.
  • Biography, Travis Shaw, pp. 131-132. Relatives: Capt. James Shaw of Burleson County and member of Texas Congress and Texas Legislature - father; Travis Shaw - son. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878, 1876.
  • Other Resources
  • Travis Shaw, born 7/2/1842, died 11/28/1883, interment and grave marker in Early Chapel Cemetery, Lee County. Find a Grave.
  • "Over the state: Giddings," 11/30/1883, p. 1. Dateline November 29. "Hon. Travis Shaw died at his bouse, near Lexington, in this county, yesterday at 2 o'clock p. m." Galveston Daily News.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Travis Shaw, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 15th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    15th R.S. - 1876
    Finance  
    Military Affairs  
    Penitentiary  
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