Myrtle W Shaw (1903 - 1982)

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Los Angeles National Cemetery
Section 266 Row E Site 17,
950 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, Ca

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Huntington Beach, Orange County, California

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Albert A. Shaw

Albert A. Shaw

Henry M Shaw

Henry M Shaw

Wayne Granville Shaw

Wayne Granville Shaw

Peter P Shaw and wife Angela Lansbury

Peter P Shaw and wife Angela Lansbury

Peter and Angela (Lansbury) Shaw

Peter and Angela (Lansbury) Shaw

Peter P Shaw wedding

Peter P Shaw wedding

Peter P Shaw and Joan Crawford

Peter P Shaw and Joan Crawford

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

Angela (Lansbury) and Peter Shaw

Angela (Lansbury) and Peter Shaw

Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw

Angela Lansbury and Peter Shaw

Peter Shaw and Angela Lansbury

Peter Shaw and Angela Lansbury

Peter P Shaw and Angela Lansbury

Peter P Shaw and Angela Lansbury

Peter P Shaw

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Clara Helen (Shaw) Whitfield Albert A. Shaw Henry M Shaw Wayne Granville Shaw

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1903 - In the year that Myrtle W Shaw was born, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

1919 - Myrtle was 16 years old when Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

1922 - When she was 19 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

1958 - By the time she was 55 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

1982 - In the year of Myrtle W Shaw's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Myrtle W Shaw died on July 14, 1982 at age 78. There is no listed cause of death for Myrtle. She was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery Section 266 Row E Site 17, Los Angeles, Ca. She was born on December 28, 1903. There is no information about Myrtle's family. We know that Myrtle W Shaw had been residing in Huntington Beach, Orange County, California.

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