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Samuel Shaw


Samuel Shaw

(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)

Years in parentheses are years of service as a Director of The Bank of Delaware County and/or The Delaware County National Bank

Samuel Shaw (1859, 61), son of James and Jane (Sharpless) Shaw, was born in Chester, September 29, 1800. He was a farmer, and resided all his days in the house at the corner of Third street and Concord avenue, removed within recent years to give place to the hotel building. In 1835, he was appointed a Justice of the Peace for the Borough and Township of Chester. He was known as an old fashioned gentleman, punctilious in the observance of all the ceremonies of social intercourse, and ever courteous to young and old alike. From 1857 to 1862, he was a member of the Chester School Board. Samuel Shaw died May 9, 1862, aged 61 years.

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