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SHAW, REUBEN COLE: 1826-

Reuben Cole Shaw was born in Massachusetts in 1826. After his marriage he settled in Iowa . He traveled West in 1849 during the California Gold Rush and afterward returned to Iowa . In the 1850 he moved to Randolph County, Ind., where he farmed and served as a road commissioner. Shaw was responsible for the building of the first gravel road in that county which extended four miles north of Farmland to what is known as Twin Bridges. He also established a packing plant for poultry on his farm which involved buying, slaughtering, processing, and shipping to Eastern markets.

Information from INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, Dec. 6, 1955.

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