Charles Gates Dawes


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Dawes, Charles Gates

 

Born Aug. 27, 1865, in Marietta, Ohio; died Apr. 23, 1951, in Evanston, Illinois. US statesman and banker.

Dawes was chairman of the international committee of experts that in 1923 and 1924 worked out a reparations plan for Germany. A member of the Republican Party, he was the vice-president of the USA from 1925 to 1929. From 1929 to 1932 he served as ambassador to Great Britain.

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