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Senator Henry Shaw Junior was an American senator during the 1920s.[2] He was the son of newspaper magnate Henry Shaw Senior.[3]


Henry Shaw Junior was born in the United States in or before 1890.[1] His father was a newspaper magnate, and he had at least one sibling, a younger brother, Langdon.[3]

Shaw was elected to the United States Senate in 1920.[4] As such, he was his father's pride and joy, while his brother was seen as a disappointment.[3]

In 1926, while running for re-election, he held a rally for his supporters in New York, which was also by picketed by members of the New Salem Philanthropic Society.[3][5][6][7]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Article I, Section 3 of the United States Constitution, which sets the necessary qualifications for a senator, stipulates they must be at least thirty years old. Shaw was an incumbent senator running for re-election in 1926, meaning, at minimum, he was thirty-six-years old at the time, as U. S. senators serve six-year terms.
  2. 2.0 2.1 'Fantastic Beasts' film casts Jon Voight's son, Senator Henry Shaw, Seraphina rumoured at SnitchSeeker
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Full Character Descriptions" from
  4. Shaw was running for re-election to the United States Senate in 1926. U. S. senators serve six-year terms, meaning that he would have been previously elected into office in 1920, although it's possible this wasn't his first term.
  5. "Video: Scene Being Filmed (UPDATED)" from
  6. "Pottermore Set Report #3" from
  7. "Will It Be JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts – Or Fascist Beasts?" from Bleeding Cool

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