Eugene Clay SHAW, Jr., Congress, FL (1939)


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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present