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Hobart Doane Shaw

Hobart Doane Shaw, American civil engineer. Member American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce; Mason (32°).; Rotarian. Designer, supervisor world’s longest concrete sea wall, located on Mississippi gulf coast.

Background

  • Shaw, Hobart Doane was born on September 21, 1879 in Carrollton, Mississippi, United States. Son of Hobart Doane and Adline (Hemphill) Shaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Mississippi Agricultural and Mech. College, 1903 (chosen by Alumni Association as orator, 1913).

    Career

    • Cons. engineer City of Gulfport. Commissioner General Assembly Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, 1913. Augusta, Georgia, 1936.

    Works

    • Author special articles and technical reports.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Shore and Beach Preservation Association, Gulfport Chamber of Commerce. Mason (32°).; Rotarian. Designer, supervisor world’s longest concrete sea wall, located on Mississippi gulf coast.

    Connections

    • Married Olive Brown, October 29, 1907. Children: Hobart Doane, Josephine (Mistress.
    • father: Hobart Doane Shaw
    • mother: Adline (Hemphill) Shaw
    • spouse: Olive Brown
    • children: Hobart Doane Shaw
    • Josephine (Mrs Shaw
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    Born September 21, 1879
    Died August 26, 1960
    (aged 80)
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