Dawes, William Mears, b. 1771, Boston, d. 1855, Ripon, Wisconsin. (William2, William1) - Appointed by Pres. Jefferson as surveyor and inspector, port of Thomaston, Maine. Moved to Ohio 1817, where he was a farmer near Marietta, a legislative representative, associate judge of the Court of Common Pleas, and commanding officer of the cavalry guard that later became the National Guard.
Dawes, Rufus R., b. 1838, Malta, Ohio, d. 1899, Marietta, Ohio. (Rufus4, Henry3, William2, William1) - In the Civil War, helped form Company K in the Sixth Wisconsin volunteers, part of the Iron Brigade, and rose to rank of general. Elected to one term as U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1881-83. Trustee of Ohio Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. Served on Board of Trustees of Marietta College, 1871-1899.
Dawes, James William, b. 1844, McConnellsville, Ohio, d. 1918, Milwaukee. (James4, Edward3, William2, William1) - From 1871, active in Republican Party politics in Nebraska. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875; Nebraska state senate, 1877. Elected sixth governor of Nebraska, 1883-87. Paymaster of the U.S. Army during Spanish-American War, 1898. Dawes County, Nebraska, is named in his honor.
Dawes, William Ruggles, b. 1862, Ripon, Wisconsin, d. 1951, Chicago. (William5, Hector4, George3, William2, William1) - Held several positions in business and banking in Chicago from 1898. President of Central Illinois Securities Corp. 1932-35, board chairman 195-39. President of Chicago Assn. of Commerce 1924-28, director of U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1930-36. Chairman of the Board of Ripon College 1937-51.
Dawes, Charles Gates, b. 1865, Marietta, Ohio, d. 1951, Evanston, Illinois. (Charles5, Rufus4, Henry3, William2, William1) - Vice President of the United States from 1925 to 1929, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for 1925.
Dawes, Rufus Cutler, b. 1867, Marietta, Ohio, d. 1940, Chicago. (Rufus5, Rufus4, Henry3, William2, William1) - Active in business and civic affairs. Member of Evanston Board of Education, Illinois Pension Laws Commission, and Illinois Constitutional Convention. President of 1933 Century of Progress Exposition, subsequently President of Chicago Museum of Science and Industry.
Dawes, Beman Gates, b. 1870, Marietta, Ohio, d. 1953. (Beman5, Rufus4, Henry3, William2, William1) - Wide interests in engineering, public utilities and agriculture. Founder and President, then Chairman of Pure Oil Co. Board member of Marietta College. U.S. Representative from Ohio, 15th District, 1905-09. Founded Dawes Arboretum, Newark, Ohio, in 1929.
Dawes, Henry May, b. 1877, Marietta, Ohio, d. 1952, Evanston, Illinois. (Henry5, Rufus4, Henry3, William2, William1) - In Chicago, president of gas and electric companies and director of several banks. Comptroller of the Currency under Presidents Harding and Coolidge; member of the Federal Reserve Board. President of Pure Oil Co. 1924-47.
Gillmor, Daniel, b. 1849, St. George, New Brunswick, d. 1918, Montreal, Quebec. (Daniel5, Hannah4, Hannah3, Charles2, William1) - Appointed to the Canadian Senate in 1907, and served until his death.
Huntley, Chester Robert "Chet", b. 1911, Cardwell, Montana, d. 1974, Big Sky, Montana. (Chester7, Percy6, Albert5, Sarah4, Charles3, Charles2, William1) - Television newscaster. Co-anchor of NBC's The Huntley-Brinkley Report from 1956 until his retirement in 1970.