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Charles G. Dawes

30th Vice President of the United States

Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was an American banker and politician who was the thirtieth Vice President of the United States. For his work on the Dawes Plan for World War I reparations he was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He served in the First World War, was U.S. Comptroller of the Currency and the first director of the Bureau of the Budget, and in later life the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Charles G. Dawes
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30th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1929
PresidentCalvin Coolidge
Preceded byCalvin Coolidge
Succeeded byCharles Curtis
1st Director of the United States Office of Management and Budget
In office
June 23, 1921 – June 30, 1922
PresidentWarren G. Harding
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byHerbert Lard
Comptroller of the Currency
In office
1898–1901
Personal details
Born(1865-08-27)August 27, 1865
Marietta, Ohio, U.S.
DiedApril 23, 1951(1951-04-23) (aged 85)
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
Resting placeRosehill Cemetery, Lincoln Square, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Caro Blymyer Dawes
ChildrenRufus Fearing Dawes, Carolyn Dawes, Dana McCutcheon (adopted), Virginia Dawes (adopted)