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 Wilbur Shaw

Wilbur Shaw

Birth
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
Death 30 Oct 1954 (aged 51)
Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, USA
Burial Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 1999 · View Source
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Race Car Driver. He was a three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500 (1937, 1939, and 1940), and three times a runner up. He later served as president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Best known as the man who, with Tony Hulman, saved the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from becoming an industrial park; Inducted in 1991 into the Indianapolis Motor speedway Hall of Fame.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1999
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Shaw (31 Oct 1902–30 Oct 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1999, citing Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .