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 Robert Shaw Barlow

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Robert Shaw Barlow

Birth
West New Brighton, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Death 3 Sep 1943 (aged 74)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Plot Shaw Plot
Memorial ID 24585588 View Source
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Robert Shaw Barlow was a son of Union General Francis Channing Barlow and his wife, Ellen (Shaw) Barlow. He was a nephew of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw whose regiment, the 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment was the first all black regiment in the Northeast. Charles Lowell Barlow's father, General Barlow, was renowned in major campaigns of the war and afterward became Attorney General of New York in which office he attacked the corrupt institution of "Tammany Hall" and it's leader, "Boss" Tweed.

His father stated in a letter dated June 20, 1880, addressed to Edwin H. Abbott, Esq., Class Secretary, Harvard College [sic] Class of 1855, that he (Robert Shaw Barlow) "was born July 4, 1869, at Staten Island" (Source: Apocrypha Concerning the Class of 1855 of Harvard College, pages 17 & 23).


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Gravesite Details Died of lymphoma, at the age of 74, died in Boston , Mass.


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  • Maintained by: CMWJR
  • Originally Created by: Tony Cossean
  • Added: 12 Feb 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24585588
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/24585588/robert-shaw-barlow : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Shaw Barlow (4 Jul 1869–3 Sep 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 24585588, citing Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by CMWJR (contributor 50059520) .