Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Shaw, Frank Thomas

Shaw, Frank Thomas, a Representative from Maryland; born in Woodsboro, Frederick County, Md., October 7, 1841; attended the common schools and was graduated from the medical department of the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1864; engaged in the practice of medicine in Uniontown, Carroll County, Md., until November 1873; elected clerk of the circuit court for Carroll County in 1873; reelected in 1879 and served until 1885, when he resigned; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888; member of the State house of delegates in 1890; State tax commissioner 1890-1894; appointed by President Cleveland as collector of customs for the port of Baltimore and served from May 5, 1894, to May 24, 1898; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Wilson and Marshall in 1912; adviser to the clerk of the circuit court 1915-1921; retired and resided in Westminster, Carroll County, Md., until his death, February 24, 1923; interment in Westminster Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Shaw, Frank Thomas," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1801 Original Sources, accessed February 7, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FWSBRH72CSIDNV.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Shaw, Frank Thomas." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1801, Original Sources. 7 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FWSBRH72CSIDNV.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Shaw, Frank Thomas' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1801. Original Sources, retrieved 7 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FWSBRH72CSIDNV.