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William Andrew Shaw

W.A. Shaw
Full Name: William Andrew "Farmer" Shaw
Birth date: May 16, 1846
Death date: May 8, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 27th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/8/1901 - 1/13/1903
(1) District 73. House Journal .
(2) District 73. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) District 76. Year Book for Texas, 1901 1902.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • "Funeral Services for W.A. Shaw Saturday," 5/10/1924, p. 20, "former writer and publisher, owner of the Texas Farmer and well-known political figure in Texas for the last forty years." Dallas Morning News .
  • William A. Shaw, birth date 5/16/1846 in Arkansas, death date 5/8/1924 in Dallas, Texas, retired publisher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • William Andrew "Farmer Shaw" Shaw (1846-1924), burial in Oak Cliff Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "W.A. Shaw Dies at His Home in Dallas: Former Galveston Journalist and Confederate Veteran," 5/9/1924, p. 2. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, "Farmer Shaw Dies in Dallas," 5/9/1924, p. 5. William Andrew Shaw, birth date 5/16/1846, death date "late Thursday night," 5/8/1924. McKinney Daily Courier-Gazette .
  • Obituary, "Final Summons for W.A. Shaw," The Texas Mesquiter (Mesquite, Texas), 5/16/1924, p. 1, crediting the Mesquite Public Library. William A. Shaw, known as "Farmer" Shaw. Birth date 5/16/1846, death date Saturday, 5/10/1924. "Mr. Shaw served in the Twenty-Seventh Legislature being elected from Dallas County in 1900." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain Arnett's company; Company H, General Tom Green's Regiment; Captain L.H. McNelley's company. Biographical sketch, W.D. Shaw/William A. Shaw, p. 227, nickname "Farmer Shaw," born in Sevier County, Arkansas, 1844. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, William A. Shaw, pp. 122-124. The Twenty-Seventh Legislature and State Administration of Texas 1901.
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