Clay Shaw Obituary Dalton GA, Clay Shaw Has Passed Away – Death Cause
Clay Shaw Obituary, Death – In 1928, shortly after Shaw received his high school diploma, he was employed by Western Union to work in New Orleans as the manager of a local office. In 1935, he was given the position of district manager in New York City after being sent there by Western Union. Shaw went to school at Columbia University while he was living in New York because he intended to have a career as a writer. After some time, he decided to pursue a career in public relations and eventually accepted a position with the Keedick Lecture Bureau. He had previously worked for Western Union.
At the beginning of World War II, Shaw enlisted in the United States Army and was given a position in the Medical Corps as a private. Later on, he was promoted to the rank of officer and was sent to England, where he was assigned to a hospital unit for a brief period of time. After being assigned to the Quartermaster Corps, he served as the secretary to the General Staff in England. Following the invasion of Normandy, he was stationed in France and Belgium.
Shaw was born in Kentwood, Louisiana, and was the son of Glaris Lenora Shaw, a United States Marshal, and Alice Shaw. Shaw’s father was a United States Marshal. His grandfather served as the sheriff of Tangipahoa Parish when his grandfather was alive. When Shaw was just five years old, his family relocated to New Orleans, and it was there that he finally enrolled at Warren Easton High School.
He was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star by the United States of America, the Croix de Guerre and the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Merite by France, and the Knight of the Order of the Crown of Belgium by Belgium. All three of these honors were given to him by their respective countries. In 1946, Shaw received a discharge from the United States Army in the rank of major with honorable discharge. After the end of World War II, Shaw was instrumental in the establishment of the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, which acted as a venue for the purchase and selling of goods from both the United States and other countries.
His dedication to preserving the ancient architecture of New Orleans’ French Quarter earned him a good reputation in the community. Shaw was also a playwright who had works published. The most well-known of his works, “Submerged,” was published in 1929 and was written in collaboration with H. Stuart Cottman when both men were still in their senior year of high school.