SHAW, Guy Loren, (1881 - 1950)


SHAW, Guy Loren, a Representative from Illinois; born on a farm near Summer Hill, Pike County, Ill., May 16, 1881; attended the public schools and the College of Agriculture of the University of Illinois at Urbana; engaged in agricultural pursuits and the development of overflow lands along the Illinois River; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1920; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1922 to the Sixty-eighth Congress; engaged in the real estate business in Beardstown, Cass County, Ill., and Urbana, Champaign County, Ill.; moved to Normal, McLean County, Ill., and continued agricultural pursuits, farm management, and the real estate business; died in Normal, Ill., May 19, 1950; interment in Bloomington Cemetery, Bloomington, Ill.