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SHAW, Eugene Clay, Jr.

SHAW, Eugene Clay, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


SHAW, Eugene Clay, Jr., a Representative from Florida; born in Miami, Dade County, Fla., April 19, 1939; graduated from Miami Edison Senior High School, Miami, Fla., 1957; B.S., Stetson University, Deland, Fla., 1961; M.B.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1963; J.D., Stetson University College of Law, Deland, Fla., 1966; lawyer, private practice; assistant city attorney, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1968; chief city prosecutor, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1968-1969; associate municipal judge, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1969-1971; city commissioner, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1971-1973; vice mayor, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1973-1975; mayor, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1975-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2007); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; died on September 10, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale, Fl.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Stetson University
duPont-Ball Library

DeLand, FL
Papers: ca. 1981-2007, approximately 100 linear feet. The Clay Shaw Collection includes policy notebooks, plaques, awards, videos, letters from U.S. presidents, a number of signed framed bills with the presidential signing pens, and more than 2,500 photos.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassette: 1988-1994, 4 commercials on 2 videoreels and 5 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Clay Shaw's 1988 and 1994 campaigns for U.S. Congress in Districts 15 and 22 of Florida, Republican Party.
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