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Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Charles Norton Shaver

Sixth President of Sam Houston State University


ó1937-1942 ó

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By Buildingshsu, July 3, 2007
1. Charles Norton Shaver Marker
Inscription. Shaver received a bachelorís degree from Sam Houston State Teachers College in 1923. He served n the Texas Legislature and as President of the Texas State Teachers Association, helping to create the State's Teacher-Retirement System. Shaver received an honorary doctorate from Southwestern University and was named president of SHSTC in 1937. His administration stressed curriculum expansion and additions to the physical plant. Poor health necessitated his resignation in 1942.
Erected 2006 by SHSU Alumni Association.
Location. 30° 43.63′ N, 95° 32.714′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Avenue F / Martin Luther King Drive near 9th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Grave site is within Oakwood Cemetery, near the corner of Avenue F (MLK Drive) and 9th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville TX 77341, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Fishburne Estill (within shouting distance of this marker); Elliott Toulmin Bowers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joshua Houston (about 500 feet away); James Addison Baker (about 500 feet away); The Death of Sam Houston (about 600 feet away); The Sam Houston Monument (about 600 feet away); Union Soldiers Graves (about 600 feet away); Oakwood Cemetery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Regarding Charles Norton Shaver. Charles N. Shaver (1894-1946) served as president for five years. The 1945 addition to Andrew Jackson Hall is named in his honor.
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Also see . . .  About Charles Norton Shaver. (Submitted on May 31, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas.)
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