Biography of Milton G. Shaw
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Milton G. Shaw is a native of Industry, Me., has passed the larger part of his business life at Greenville, which town he has been chiefly instrumental in building up, and where he and his sons have large real estate interests. It is the center of their extensive lumbering operations; is contiguous to much of their large area of timber lands; and is where they have a large farm. Mr. Shaw has been in the lumber business since 1841 continuously. While a resident there he filled, at different times, all the offices of the town of any importance, and was a member of the Legislature at the session of 1859. In 1883 he and his sons built the large " Shaw Mill" at Bath, contemporaneous with which he passed a portion of his time in the city, and in 1883 purchased a dwelling and established his residence here. Mr. Shaw is of the same age as that of the State of Maine, having been born in 1820; has a family that consists of wife, one daughter, Mary (Mrs. Frederic H. Kimball), and sons, Charles D., Albert H., and William M. Shaw. Charles D. and William M. conduct the business of the firm at Greenville, and the father and Albert H. manage it at Bath. The Shaws have large interests in the recent improvements at Rumford Falls. Since becoming a citizen of Bath Mr. Shaw has done much in aiding legitimate business enterprises in the city, making real estate improvements and owning in schooners built in the city. Mr. Shaw's business ventures, with sound judgment, square dealings, far sighted abilities, and life long industry, have resulted in eminent success.

From:
History of Bath and Environs,
Sagadahoc County, Maine.
1607-1894
BY: Parker McCobb Reed
Lakeside Press, Printers
Portland, Maine, 1894


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