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N.A. Shaw

Full Name: N. A. "Gus" Shaw
Birth date: May 19, 1863
Death date: January 5, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 22nd (1) Legislature
    1/13/1891 - 1/10/1893
(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, N.A. (Gus) Shaw, Volume V, pp. 2599-2600. "In 1890, Mr. Shaw was elected to the 22nd legislature, from the 38th legislative district, to represent Red River county in the lower house . . . " A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • William Augustus Gus Shaw, birth date 4/15/1827 in Green County, Alabama, died 1900 in Clarkesville, Red River County, Texas, son Gus Shaw, born about 1860. Shaw Family Tree. Ancestry.com .
  • N.A. Shaw, born in Mississippi, death date 1/5/1924 in Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, banker and planter. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Obituary, Colonel N.A. (Gus) Shaw, "N.A. Shaw Dies at Texarkana," 1/6/1924, p. 1. "He was county and district attorney of Red River County and a member of the 22nd Texas legislature." Marshall News Messenger .
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, N.A. Shaw, pp. 259-260. Born 5/19/1863 in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, relatives: W.A. Shaw - father, N.A. Shaw - son. Notes W.A. Shaw was member of 12th Legislature. [sic]. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature 1892.
  • Obituary, "A Prominent Texan Dead: Col. W.A. Shaw of Clarkesville Passed Away at Dallas," The Houston Daily Post, 10/2/1900, p. 10. Death date 9/30/1900, "he was an intense Democrat and an active participant in the bitter contests back in the 70s," mentions son Gus (N.A.) Shaw. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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