Interview with Bob Shaw, October 16, 2017

Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project

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Description

Robert (Bob) J. Shaw was raised in Bronwood, Georgia and attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University before enlisting in the Air Force in 1950. Shaw served as the Chairman of the Development Authority of Fulton County as well as being an active member in the Republican Party of Georgia. He unsuccessfully ran for State Senate in 1964 against Horace Ward. Shaw was elected as the First Vice Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, and stepped into the role of chairman after the resignation of the chairman in 1971, and he served three subsequent terms as party chairman.

Date

2017-10-16

Identifier

RBRL425TPGA-017

Coverage

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Duration

128 minutes



Citation

Bob Shaw and Ashton Ellett, “Interview with Bob Shaw, October 16, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 14, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL425TPGA/RBRL425TPGA-017.

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