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SHAW, WILLIAM (?–ca. 1838). William Shaw, early public official, came to Texas in January 1825. He served as a delegate from Harrisburg in the Convention of 1833 and was living in Harrisburg in June 1837. Documents in the General Land Office dated March 1838 refer to him as deceased.


Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).

Herman L. Crow


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Herman L. Crow, "SHAW, WILLIAM," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 05, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.