Aaron Shaw (representative)
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Aaron Shaw Representative
Aaron Shaw
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 16th district

March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
James C. Allen
James C. Robinson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 7th district

March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859
William A. J. Sparks
Silas Z. Landes
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives

1850
Personal details
Born(1811-12-19)December 19, 1811
near Goshen, New York
DiedJanuary 7, 1887(1887-01-07) (aged 75)
Olney, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
OccupationLawyer, judge

Aaron Shaw (December 19, 1811 – January 7, 1887) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born near Goshen, New York, Shaw attended Montgomery Academy, New York. He studied law in Goshen. He was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced practice in Lawrenceville, Illinois. He served as delegate to Illinois' first Internal Improvement Convention.

Shaw was elected State's attorney by the Legislature of Illinois in 1842. He served as member of the Illinois House of Representatives in 1850.

Shaw was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1858. He was again a member of the Illinois House of Representatives in 1860, and served as circuit judge of the fourth judicial district of Illinois 1863-1869.

Shaw was elected to the Forty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1884, and subsequently resumed the practice of law. He died in Olney, Illinois, January 7, 1887. He was interred in Haven Hill Cemetery.

References

  • United States Congress. "Aaron Shaw (id: S000301)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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