Shaw, Park

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Shaw, Park




(1923-2016) Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1923. Attended U.S. Army Infantry OCS, commissioned in 1943. Served in Pacific Theater in WW II, discharged in 1946; served in active Army Reserve until 1973, rank of Colonel. Corporate officer for Hartford Insurance Group; served as State President and National Vice President of Junior Chamber of Commerce. Relocated to Arizona in 1974, served on the committee to incorporate the Town of Carefree. Active in Desert Foothills Posse 1975-88, awarded honorary life membership. Military Program chairman for Scottsdale Rotary; 32 years of perfect attendance. Supports Desert Foothills Library with 30 years of fundraising. Past President Association of the U.S. Army Chapter 7202; currently serves as Vice President of Region 7. Inducted into the Infantry Officers Hall of Fame at Ft. Benning, Georgia in 1990.