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Charles Alexander Shaw
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
In office
December 31, 2009 – April 12, 2020
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
In office
November 22, 1993 – December 31, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by John Andrew Ross
Personal details
Born (1944-12-31)December 31, 1944
Jackson, Tennessee
Died April 12, 2020(2020-04-12) (aged 75)
St. Louis, Missouri
Education Harris Stowe State College (B.A.)
University of Missouri (M.B.A.)
Columbus School of Law (J.D.)

Charles Alexander Shaw (December 31, 1944 – April 12, 2020) was a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Education and career

Born in Jackson, Tennessee, Shaw received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harris Stowe State College in 1966, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri in 1971, and a Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in 1974. He was an attorney with the appellate branch of the Division of Enforcement for the National Labor Relations Board from 1974 to 1976. He entered private practice in St. Louis, Missouri from 1976 to 1980, and then worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri from 1980 to 1987. He then became a state court judge in Missouri's 22nd Judicial Circuit from 1987 to 1993.

Federal judicial service

On October 25, 1993, Shaw was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 20, 1993, and received his commission on November 22, 1993. He assumed senior status on December 31, 2009 and died on April 12, 2020, aged 75.

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Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
1993–2009
Succeeded by
John Andrew Ross
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