Curtis Shaw
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"Curtis L. Shaw" was mayor of Murray, Utah from 1942-1943. He was born in Midvale, Utah#History of Midvale/Union, Utah March 1, 1888. He was educated in the Fort Union area and was a farmer up to the time he moved to Murray in 1921. He was a general construction contractor since 1908 where he built homes as well as two power plants in Murray and one in Bountiful, Utah/Bountiful Canyon. He was a member of the Murray Lions Club International/Lions Club for 14 years and was the chapter’s vice president.

His tenure for mayor was noted for his opposition to transforming the city into a city manager form of government. His campaign called referred to such a government as creating a "dictator." He was defeated for re-election and died the year he left office.

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