James  Shaw

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James Shaw
Dec. 27, 1881 - Oct. 19, 1969
Banking Commissioner of Texas
1927 - 1933

Alyne Cobb Shaw

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Full Name: James  Shaw
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:N  Number:7
Reason for Eligibility: Member, Texas Banking Commission 
Birth Date: December 27, 1881 
Died: October 19, 1969 
Burial Date: October 21, 1969 

SHAW, JAMES (1881 ~ 1969). James Shaw, State Banking Commissioner, was born December 27, 1881. He was the grandson of Lt. James Shaw, who fought at the Battle of San Jacinto.

Shaw was a state bank commissioner from 1927 until 1933, first being appointed by Governor Dan Moody and then by Governor Ross Sterling. While living in Dallas for three years, he organized the Home Owners Loan Corp. for the State of Texas in 1933. He was a former officer in the City National Bank of Taylor before moving to Austin and was a former president of the Sons of the Republic of Texas.

A member of the Episcopal Church, Shaw died October 19, 1969, in Austin, Texas.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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