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30th Vice President Charles Gates Dawes

Male 1865 - 1951  (85 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Charles Gates Dawes 
    Prefix 30th Vice President 
    Birth 27 Aug 1865  Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 23 Apr 1951  Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 1 Sibling 
    Person ID I302397  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2002 

    Father Lt. Col. Rufus R. Dawes   d. 1899 
    Mother Mary Beman Gates,   b. 1842   d. 1921 (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F121262  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • U.S. Vice President (1925-1929), Ambassador to Great Britain (1929-1931), Nobel Peace Prize recipient 1925, banker, Comptroller of the Currency, attorney, and author.

      attended the common schools; was graduated from Marietta College in 1884 and from the Cincinnati Law School in 1886; was admitted to the bar in 1886 and practiced in Lincoln, Nebr., 1887-1894; interested in public utilities and banking 1894-1897; Comptroller of the Currency, United States Treasury Department 1898-1901; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1902; during the First World War was commissioned major, lieutenant colonel, and brigadier general of the Seventeenth Engineers; served with the American Expeditionary Forces as chief of supply procurement and was a member of the Liquidation Commission, War Department; resigned from the Army 1919; upon the creation of the Bureau of the Budget was appointed its first Director in 1921; appointed to the Allied Reparations Commission in 1923; for his work on a program to enable Germany to restore and stabilize its economy, shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925; elected on November 5, 1924, Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with President Calvin Coolidge and was inaugurated March 4, 1925, for the term ending March 3, 1929; Ambassador to Great Britain 1929-1932; resumed the banking business and was chairman of the board of the City National Bank and Trust Co., Chicago, Ill., from 1932 until his death

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