HR19 (2022) Detail

Memorializing Barbara Shaw of Manchester.




Memorializing State Representative Barbara Shaw of Manchester


WHEREAS, we have learned with profound sorrow of the death of our friend and colleague Barbara E. Shaw, who was serving her eleventh term as a State Representative representing the citizens of Manchester’s Ward 9; and

WHEREAS, a dedicated advocate of education, Barbara Shaw spent her life as an educator and administrator, and once becoming a member of the House, served eight of her eleven terms on the Education Committee, serving as Clerk of that committee a remarkable five terms; and

WHEREAS, a committed public servant at every level of life, Barbara Shaw was concurrently serving as Alderman in Manchester’s Ward 9 and was the longest serving female Alderman in the city’s history; and

WHEREAS, Barbara Shaw cared about people and would often show up to assist a constituent in moving, assist the homeless with errands and support, hear every side of an issue from every concerned citizen and was admired for her sincerity and honesty; and

WHEREAS, Barbara Shaw was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who took immeasurable pride in her family and will forever be known as a staple in Manchester’s lore; now, therefore, be it 

RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives in Regular Session convened, Barbara E. Shaw be granted the highest praise and accolades and our profound thanks for her service to the state and the city she called home for many years, and, be it further

RESOLVED, that expressions of our most heartfelt sympathy be extended to her family and that a suitable copy of this Resolution be prepared for presentation to them.



Offered by the House of Representatives.



Action Dates

Bill Text Revisions

HR19 Revision: 34811 Date: Feb. 3, 2022, 3:26 p.m.


Feb. 3, 2022: Introduced and Adopted VV 01/05/2022