William Andrew Shaw
Full Name: William Andrew "Farmer" Shaw
Date of birth: May 16, 1846
Date of death: May 8, 1924
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Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Dallas / Dallas
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
Year Book for Texas, 1901
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Military Service Notes
- 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.
- "Funeral Services for W.A. Shaw Saturday," 5/10/1924, p. 20. William Andrew Shaw, "former writer and publisher, owner of the Texas Farmer and well-known political figure in Texas for the last forty years."
Dallas Morning News.
- "Funeral Services Held for W.A. (Farmer) Shaw," 5/12/1924, p. 4. William Andrew (Farmer) Shaw.
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. Includes biographical sketch from Texans Who Wore the Gray.
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.
- 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).
W.A. Shaw, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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