Distinguished Chicago lawyer and legal advisor to the Union Stock Yards and Transit Company.
1869-1949 | Artist: Unknown
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Ralph Martin Shaw was born in Paris, Kentucky, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Yale University (1890) and a law degree from the University of Michigan (1892).
He moved to Chicago in 1892 and joined the firm of Winston and Meagher, becoming a partner by 1900. Shaw was a director and legal advisor to the Union Stock Yard and Transit Company.