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Walter Burns Shaw

Walter Burns Shaw, American construction company executive. Board directors Regional Plan Association, New York City; trustee Lenox Hill Hospital Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers.

Background

  • Shaw, Walter Burns was born on June 6, 1920 in New York City. Son of Walter Kelsey and Alma (Burns) Shaw.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 1941.

    Career

    • With Turner Construction Company, New York City, since 1940, director, since 1961, executive vice president, 1968-1971, president, 1971-1977, president, chief executive officer, 1977-1978, chairman board, president, since 1978. Trustee Bowery Savings Bank, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association American. Director McDermott International, Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Regional Plan Association, New York City. Trustee Lenox Hill Hospital Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of America Military Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Beatrice Jean Scholl, March 10, 1945. 1 son, Peter Lawrie.
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    Born June 6, 1920
    • 1941
      Cornell University
    • 1940
      With Turner Construction Company
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