William Shaw (1888 - 1971)

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William Shaw
1888 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
William Shaw was born on September 2, 1888. He died in July 1971 at 82 years old. We know that William Shaw had been residing in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan 49001.


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William Shaw died in July 1971 at 82 years old. He was born on September 2, 1888. We have no information about William's surviving family. We know that William Shaw had been residing in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan 49001.
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1888 - 1971 World Events

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In 1888, in the year that William Shaw was born, on January 12th, the 'Schoolhouse Blizzard' blanketed Dakota Territory. Montana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Texas were hit, leaving 235 dead. Many of those who perished were children on their way home from school. The day was relatively warm when it began and the blizzard hit unexpectedly, catching most by surprise.

In 1932, when he was 44 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1956, at the age of 68 years old, William was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1960, he was 72 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1971, in the year of William Shaw's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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William A Shaw
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Nadi, Fiji
William Shaw
around 1856 - 1901
William Wilkinson Shaw
around 1896 - Apr 11, 1918
William Walton Shaw
around 1881 - Feb 13, 1918
William Vaughan Shaw
Died: Dec 18, 1914
William Thomson Shaw
around 1877 - May 2, 1915
William Thomas Patrick Shaw
around 1922 - Sep 24, 1944
William Thomas Shaw
1914 - Jan 8, 1944
Skipton, Australia
William Thomas Shaw
around 1919 - Apr 27, 1943
Pennsylvania, United States
William Thomas Shaw
around 1882 - Aug 18, 1916
William Tempest Shaw
around 1882 - Apr 22, 1917
William Stephen Shaw
Died: Jun 14, 1944
William Stanley Shaw
around 1908 - May 28, 1944
William Russel Shaw
around 1922 - Feb 17, 1942
William Ross Shaw
around 1892 - Sep 27, 1918
William Robert Shaw
around 1890 - Sep 3, 1916

Other Shaws

A v Shaw
Jul 19, 1913 - Jul 14, 1994
Kalamazoo, MI
Helen Shaw
Oct 5, 1919 - August 1981
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Carl L Shaw
Aug 23, 1920 - Apr 27, 2006
Largo, FL
Zelma Shaw
Aug 8, 1900 - June 1975
Carey Shaw
Apr 8, 1921 - April 1968
Stuart Shaw
Jan 4, 1885 - May 1963
Gertrude Shaw
Apr 4, 1921 - January 1986
Plymouth, Michigan
Donald E Shaw
May 4, 1919 - Sep 24, 1989
Jackson, MI
Hellen M Shaw
Aug 1, 1911 - Jan 17, 2004
Jackson, MI
Bernard E Shaw
May 12, 1915 - Apr 25, 1992
Clare, MI
Willie Shaw
Nov 17, 1895 - May 1973
Chicago, Illinois
Alrose A Shaw
Mar 29, 1918 - Dec 21, 2003
Grand Rapids, MI
George Shaw
Jul 3, 1894 - July 1975
Free Soil, Michigan
R B Shaw
Jul 1, 1919 - Nov 15, 1956
Allen William Shaw
Apr 28, 1925 - Dec 4, 1992
Grand Rapids, MI
James J Shaw
Dec 6, 1925 - Sep 4, 1992
Detroit, MI
Mary Shaw
Aug 3, 1922 - February 1987
El Centro, California
Grover Shaw
Jul 25, 1892 - February 1965
Harold B Shaw
Nov 30, 1903 - Nov 13, 1993
Pentwater, MI
Donald M Shaw
Mar 4, 1928 - Feb 14, 1989
Muskegon, MI

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Walter Peapples
Aug 26, 1902 - April 1983
Pompano Beach, Florida
Hazel Vanbochove
Nov 15, 1889 - April 1979
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Mary A Pulliam
Aug 19, 1913 - Aug 18, 1990
Roland J Whitlock
Nov 3, 1907 - Nov 18, 1994
Kalamazoo, MI
Paul E Cross
Mar 15, 1909 - Nov 9, 1993
Kalamazoo, MI
Robert M Seibert
Apr 21, 1911 - Jul 10, 1994
Fort Gratiot, MI
Jerome Gensler
Sep 14, 1905 - March 1982
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Alice M Wheaton
Mar 7, 1911 - Aug 4, 2002
Galesburg, MI
Harold Monahan
Sep 15, 1904 - September 1980
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Beatrice L Monahan
Mar 19, 1908 - Aug 17, 1991
Dorothy E World
Feb 1, 1908 - Mar 26, 1995
Kalamazoo, MI
Gerald v Mahan
Feb 8, 1913 - Feb 22, 2000
Swartz Creek, MI
E Ludvigsen
Sep 28, 1902 - July 1978
Cleveland, Ohio
Thomas Backus
Apr 29, 1904 - November 1980
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Eleanor E Dayton
Aug 16, 1914 - Jul 14, 2003
Portage, MI
Albert E Ingles
Aug 19, 1907 - Oct 10, 1988
Kalamazoo, MI
Elisha King
Jun 30, 1900 - June 1965
Oakland, California
Louis A Butler
Feb 7, 1915 - Sep 21, 1987
Hickory Corners, MI
John Hamay
Jan 1, 1908 - Oct 11, 2003
Eureka, CA
Milburn Copeland
Sep 19, 1903 - January 1978
Vicksburg, Michigan
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