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Walter Burns Shaw

Construction company executive

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.

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.