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Charles Dawes

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Charles Dawes

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.

Famous Kin

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.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Charles Dawes

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Sonny Dove

NYC Basketball Hall of Fame

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Sonny Dove

NYC Basketball Hall of Fame

7th cousin 3 times removed
via Elizabeth Ring

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Sonny Dove

NYC Basketball Hall of Fame

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Mary Kent alias Back

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Julie Bowen

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Margaret Hulins

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Julie Bowen

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Bliss

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Julie Bowen

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Richard Seymour

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Francis Cooke

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

9th cousin
via Stephen Clarke

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Margaret Mead

Cultural Anthropologist

6th cousin 1 time removed
via Solomon Prentice

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Elizabeth Charde

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

7th cousin
via Robert Jennison

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Ding Darling

Cartoonist and Founder of National Wildlife Federation

8th cousin 1 time removed
via Mark Batchelder

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Alvin Woolson

Founder of Woolson Spice Co. (Lion Coffee)

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Mark Batchelder

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Warren Buffett

Chairman & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway

7th cousin 1 time removed
via John Spencer

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Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin
via John Spencer

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Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 3 times removed
via William Clap

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Edward Clap

(c1609 - 1664/5)
Hopewell passenger 1635

6th great-granduncle
via William Clap

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William Story

(c1613/4 - 1702/3)
John & Dorothy or Rose passenger 1637

6th great-grandfather

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Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Mary Kent alias Back

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Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Griswold

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Francis Cooke

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

6th cousin 1 time removed
via James Cutler

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

8th cousin
via Stephen Hopkins

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Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Reginald Foster

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