Name W. A. Shawcross Racing Administrator for Rhode Island, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-17


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Name W A Shawcross Racing Administrator for Rhode Island IslandPAWTUCKET PAWTUCKET R I May 15 William A Shawcross who has been appointed rac ¬ ing administrator of Rhode Island to suc ¬ ceed the late John E Martin is eminently qualified for the position positionAlthough Although he was not a member of a racing commission at the time Shawcross outlined many of the policies that guided the National Association of Racing Com ¬ missioners when that body was formed in 1934 1934Shawcross Shawcross is a native of Providence and has long been prominent in the jewelry trade an industry that has been one of the main supports of this section of the country for a century or more moreWhen When war came to America Shawcross immediately took over all the duties that were open to him He became volunteer administrator of civilian war services un ¬ der the State Defense Council CouncilThomas Thomas J Meehan director of the De ¬ partment of Business Regulation an ¬ nounced Shawcross appointment late yes ¬ terday Governor J Howard McGrath of Rhose Island approved the appointment

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