Earle F Shaw

3 February 1910–19 August 1953 (Age 43)
California, United States

The Life of Earle F

Earle F Shaw was born on 3 February 1910, in California, United States as the son of Nellie Shaw. He married Gloria Dawn Mapes on 13 July 1940, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935. He died on 19 August 1953, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Cerritos, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Earle F Shaw
Gloria Dawn Mapes
Marriage: 13 July 1940

Spouse and Children


    Gloria Dawn Mapes


13 July 1940
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Nellie Shaw




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Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a copse or thicket, Middle English s(c)hage, s(c)hawe (Old English sceaga), or a habitational name from any of the numerous minor places named with this word. The English surname was also established in Ireland in the 17th century.2 Scottish and Irish: adopted as an English form of any of various Gaelic surnames derived from the personal name Sitheach ‘wolf’.3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Earl Bennen in household of Charles Shaw, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Earle F Shaw in household of Robert H Terrell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Francis Shaw, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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