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  Shaw, Henry
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AffiliationAmerican   
NameHenry Shaw
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Lanesboro, Massachusetts , United States
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Born 00, 1788
DiedOctober 17, 1857 (69 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 11, 2017 08:06pm
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InfoSHAW, Henry, (son of Samuel Shaw), a Representative from Massachusetts; born near Putney, Windham County, Vt., in 1788; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Albany, N.Y., in 1810; moved to Lanesboro, Mass., in 1813; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1820; member of the State house of representatives 1824-1830 and 1833; served in the State senate in 1835; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in 1845; moved to New York City in 1848; member of the Board of Education of New York City in 1849; member of the New York City Common Council 1850-1851; member of the New York State Assembly in 1853; moved to Newburgh, N.Y., in 1854; died in Peekskill, Westchester County, N.Y., October 17, 1857; interment in the Lower Cemetery, Lanesboro, Mass.


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  11/10/1845 MA Governor Lost 7.64% (-41.11%)
  06/05/1843 MA District 7 - 4th Trial Lost 0.79% (-46.70%)
  02/13/1843 MA District 7 - 2nd Trial Lost 0.58% (-44.62%)
  11/14/1842 MA District 7 - 1st Trial Lost 2.62% (-44.43%)
  04/14/1831 MA Governor Lost 2.24% (-62.95%)
  04/05/1819 MA District 13 (Berkshire) - 2nd Trial Won 50.76% (+4.95%)
  11/02/1818 MA District 13 (Berkshire) - 1st Trial Won 48.78% (+1.75%)
  11/04/1816 MA District 13 (Berkshire) Won 52.18% (+6.19%)
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