Edward Shaw

About This Inductee

Edward Shaw is a Tunkhannock native and 1957 graduate of Tunkhannock High School. Speaking of outstanding athletes produced in northeastern Pa., Shaw has to be at the top. Ed lettered and staffed in football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, and track. He won seventeen letters and captured four teams. He was involved in just one loss in his high school football career and no losses in volleyball. His senior year he was the state’s top schoolboy scorer with 24 TD’s and 26 P.A.T.s. He led the volleyball team to their first state championship in 1961. He played on four district baseball and two district basketball championship teams. Ed graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business in 1961. He lettered six times in football and baseball. He played every backfield position and was fullback when the Quakers won the JV League Championship in his junior year. He was a catcher on the baseball team but passed up a bonus contract to finish his education at the University of Pennsylvania. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army for three years. He played linebacker for the 3rd Army Champions of the United States. He was voted Outstanding Linebacker for the year on the 1964 All-Army Team. Shaw and his wife Lois reside in Coatesville, Pa., where he has been supervisor at Lukens Steele for thirty-seven years. They have three sons, Mark, a pharmacist at Veterans Hospital, Eddie Jr., an insurance executive, and Tim, a physi-cal education and fitness instructor in North Carolina.