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Vice President Charles Dawes

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Charles Daweshad been one of the most remarkable names in the political scenario of the United States. He was born on 27th August 1865 in Marietta, Washington, Ohio. He was…


Charles Dawes

Charles Daweshad been one of the most remarkable names in the political scenario of the United States. He was born on 27th August 1865 in Marietta, Washington, Ohio. He was the grandson of William Dawes.

Dawes’ father, Rufus Dawes, had been a Civil War veteran who had served as a Republican for one term in the house of Representatives of the United States. This great political leader Charles Dawes completed his graduation from Marietta College in 1884.

In 1894 he became the president the President of the Lacrosse Gas Light Company in LaCrosse as well as Wisconsin and the Northwestern Gas Light and Coke Company in Evanston, Illinois.

Again from 1898-1901 Charles Dawes had been named as Comptroller of the Currency, United States Department of the Treasury. But in 1901 he left the department of the Treasury for the sake of pursuing a United States seat from the State of Illinois.

Throughout his political career Charles Dawes remained highly active and took different roles to serve his motherland. From 1921-1922 this eminent figure of politics acquired the role to play as the 1st director of Budget Bureau.

On 5th November, 1925 Charles Dawes climbed up the political ladder and was elected the Vice-President of the United States. He was the 30th Vice President of the United States. The same year he was honored with the Nobel Prize for peace.

Again he became the chairman of the board of the City National Bank and Trust Co. In 1932 Charles Dawes got this opportunity to play the role of chairmanship.

This well-known political leader, Charles Dawes passed away on 23rd April, 1951.

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