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George Bullen SHAW

(1854-1894)

SHAW, George Bullen, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Alma, Allegany County, N.Y., on March 12, 1854; moved to Eau Claire, Wis., in 1856 with his father; attended the public schools and was graduated from the International Business College, Chicago, Ill., in 1871; engaged in the lumber manufacturing business; member of the Common Council of Eau Claire 1876-1887; mayor of Eau Claire in 1888 and 1889; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884; supreme chancellor of the Knights of Pythias of the World from July 1890 to August 1892; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress and served from March 4, 1893, until his death in Eau Claire, Wis., August 27, 1894; interment in Lake View Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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