30th U.S. Vice-President
Who was Charles Dawes?
Charles Dawes was the 30th U.S. Vice-President. In 1925, he was a co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for The Dawes Plan. The plan was an attempt to resolve the WWI war reparations problem that had begun with the Treaty of Versailles. Although he won the Nobel Prize for the plan, the plan eventually failed and it was replaced by another plan in 1929.
Charles Dawes is a descendant of no less than three Mayflower passengers, Francis Cooke, Stephen Hopkins, and William Brewster. Being a former U.S. Vice-President, it seems only fitting that he as a few former U.S. Vice-Presidents in his family tree including Levi Parsons Morton, James Sherman, and Charles Curtis, the latter having replaced him. He also has a number of U.S. Presidents he can count as kin including John Quincy Adams, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce , Zachary Taylor, Rutherford B. Hayes, Ulysses S. Grant, Gerald Ford, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland, James Garfield, Calvin Coolidge, and both Presidents Bush.
Charles Dawes also has quite a few celebrity kin including, but not limited to, actors James Spader, Bing Crosby, Humphrey Bogart, Clint Eastwood, Alan Ladd, Richard Gere, John Wayne, Burgess Meredith, Mark Wahlberg, and Matt Damon. Some of the actresses he has kinship to include Lillian Gish, Racquel Welch, Lee Remick, Glenn Close, Jane Fonda, Liv Tyler, and Brooke Shields. Charles Dawes also has family connections to a number of famous literary legends including Louisa May Alcott, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Clarence Day.
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