Dawes, Charles Gates
1865 - Born on the 27th of August in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.
1889 - Married to Caro Blymyer on 24th of January and they had two biological children.
1884 - Dawes graduated from Marietta College.
1886 - Graduated at Cincinnati Law School.
1887 - 1894 - Admitted to the bar and practiced in Lincoln, Nebraska.
1894 - Became president of both the Lacrosse Gas Light Company in LaCrosse, Wisconsin and the Northwestern Gas Light and Coke Company in Evanston, Illinois.
1898 - 1901 - Named as Comptroller of the Currency, United States Department of the Treasury.
1901 - He left the Department of the Treasury in order to pursue a US Senate seat from the State of Illinois.
1911 - Composed tune "A Melody in A" (also "Melody" used as tune of song "It's All in the Game").
1921 - 1922 - Became the 1st director of Budget Bureau.
1925-1929 - Elected Vice President of the United States on 5th of November.
1925 - Awarded the Nobel Prize in Peace.
1929-1931 - Became US ambassador to Britain.
1932 - Became chairman of the board of the City National Bank and Trust Co.
1951 - He died on 23rd of April and was interred in Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago.
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