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Hobart Doane Shaw

civil engineer.

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.

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