M. F. Shaw, M. D.

Source: 1885 History of Steuben County, IN p.436

M. F. Shaw, M. D. is a native of Indiana, born in Noble County, Aug. 26,1858, a son of Thomas and Susannah (Stump) Shaw, natives of Ohio. In 1857 his parents moved to Noble County, Ind., where his mother died in 1862. His father afterward married Rachel Grisamere and still resides in Noble County. After spending three years in Fort Wayne Medical College and teaching public school, he went into the office of Dr. E. W. Knipper, of Ligonier, Ind., and studied with him three years. In the winter of 1882-83 he attended a course of lectures at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York City, and the next winter attended a second course, graduation in the spring of 1884. He then located in Angola, Ind., where he is building up a good practice. He is a hard student, is determined to succeed in his profession, and by his energy and incessant application to his profession in winning the confidence of the people and the esteem of the medical fraternity. His pleasing address, genial manners and good habits have won for him a place in the best society of Angola.