William Shaw, American mayor, retired state senator. Member Masons, Chamber of Commerce.
Shaw, William was born on July 31, 1937 in Fulton, Arkansas, United States. Son of McKinley and Gertrude (Henderson) Shaw.
Graduated from the high school.
Administrative assistant to Alderman Wilson Frost, 34th Ward
precinct captain 24th ward and inspector, City of Chicago
president 9th ward, Regional Democratic Organisation
Illinois state representative, District 34, since 1983;
member appropriations I committee labor and commerce committee, Illinois House Representatives
executive and veterinary affairs committee, registration committee, Illinois House Representatives
vice chairman finance institutions committee, chairman insurance committee, Illinois House Representatives
member, Illinois State Senate District 15, since 1993;
assistant director, Supportive Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago.
Member Masons, Chamber of Commerce.
Married Shirley Shaw, 1957. Children: Gina, Victor, Shawn, 3 stepchildren.