Sir Charles Shaw, 1st Baronet

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Charles Shaw

Theodore Frederick Charles Edward Shaw (11 September 1859 – 17 April 1942) was a British Liberal Party politician.

Background[edit]

Shaw was the eldest son of Edward Dethick Shaw and Millicent Augusta Gough, both of Wolverhampton. He was educated at Tettenhall College, Wolverhampton and Balliol College, Oxford.[1]

Career[edit]

He was Managing Director and Chairman of John Shaw & Sons Ltd. of Wolverhampton. He was a Member of Wolverhampton Town Council. He was a Captain in the 3rd Voluntary Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment.[2] He was Liberal MP for Stafford from 1892 to December 1910.[3] He was created 1st Baronet in 1908.[4]

Private life[edit]

Shaw married at St. Mark's, Piccadelly, on 17 January 1900, Emily White Bursill, daughter of Henry Bursill, of Hampstead.[5] The couple lived at Charters at Sunningdale in Berkshire, with their two daughters.[6]

Sources and References[edit]

  • Who Was Who
  • Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench - 1901
  • British Parliamentary Election Results 1885 - 1918, F. W. S. Craig
  1. ^ Who Was Who
  2. ^ Debretts House of Commons and Judicial Bench
  3. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1885 - 1918
  4. ^ Who Was Who
  5. ^ "Marriages". The Times (36042). London. 19 January 1900. p. 1. 
  6. ^ Who Was Who

External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Salt
Member of Parliament for Stafford
1892December 1910
Succeeded by
Walter Essex