Travis Shaw

Travis Shaw

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

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879 15th   Democrat Lexington / Lee   Fayette, Lee

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House District 63
Apr 18, 1876 - Jan 14, 1879
Legislatures: 15th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Lexington / Lee
Counties in district: Fayette, Lee

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, James Shaw, mentions son Travis Shaw, p. 251. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Patriot Ancestor Album, 1995.
  • Biographical sketch, 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, birth date 7/2/1842, death date 11/28/1883, burial in Early Chapel Cemetery, Lee County. Find a Grave.
  • Travis Shaw. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • Death notice, "Over the State: Giddings," The Galveston Daily News, 11/30/1883, p. 1, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Dateline November 29. "Hon. Travis Shaw died at his house, near Lexington, in this county, yesterday at 2 o'clock p.m." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Travis Shaw. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.


  • Photograph. Travis Shaw, 15th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

15th R.S. - 1876
Military Affairs  
State Affairs  

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