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Charles Gates Dawes
Charles Gates Dawes
Vice President

  • Born 27 August 1865 - Marietta, Washington Co., OH
  • Deceased 23 April 1951 - Evanston, Cook Co., IL,aged 85 years old
  • Buried - Rosehill Cem., Chicago, IL
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  • Married 24 January 1889, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, to Caro Dana Blymer, born 6 January 1866 - Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH, deceased 3 October 1957 - Evanston, Cook Co., IL aged 91 years old


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DAWES, Charles Gates, (son of Rufus Dawes and brother of Beman Gates Dawes), a Vice President of the United States; born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, August 27, 1865; attended the common schools; graduated from Marietta College in 1884 and from the Cincinnati Law School in 1886; 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 in Evanston, Ill., April 23, 1951; interment in Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                                             _____|16_William Dawes 1745-1799
                                                   _____|8_William Mears Dawes 1771-1855
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Mehitable May 1751-1793
                         _____|4_Henry Dawes 1804-1867
                        /                        \                          _____|18_Jonas Holden 1756-1847
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Abigail Kendall Holden 1780-1856
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Molly Thompson 1757-
|2_Rufus R. Dawes 1838-1899
|                      \
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Sarah Cutler 1809-1896
|--1_Charles Gates Dawes, Vice President 1865-1951
|                                                                           _____|24_Aaron Gates, Deacon 1753-1821
|                                                  _____|12_Aaron Gates, Rev. 1780-1850
|                                                 /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|25_Elizabeth Johnson ca 1756-1816
|                       _____|6_Beman Gates 1818-1894
|                      /                        \                          _____|26_Daniel Beman
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Ruth Beman 1784-1858
|                    /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|27_Abigail Ackley 1761-1805
|3_Mary Beman Gates 1842-1921
                      \                                                     _____|28_Joshua Shipman 1765-1823
                       \                           _____|14_Charles Shipman 1787-1860
                        \                         /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|29_Sybil Chapman 1768-1828
                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Betsey Sybil Shipman 1816-1895
                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Joanna Herrick Bartlett 1793-1870