VICE PRESIDENT CHARLES G. DAWES - ENVELOPE SIGNED CIRCA 1928 - HFSID 317284
Sale Price $234.00
CHARLES G. DAWES
The US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner signs an air mail envelope.
Envelope signed: "Charles G. Dawes", 9½x4½. Air mail envelope with typed address and caption, postmarked Washington, D.C., March 16, 1928. Charles G. Dawes (1865-1951), Vice President of the United States under President Coolidge (1925-1929) the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency (1897-1902), was at McKinley's side as US Comptroller of the Currency (1897-1902) when the President died in 1901, the victim of an assassin's bullet. Dawes organized and served as first President (1902-1921) and Chairman of the Board (1921-1925) of the Central Union Trust Co. In 1921, he became the first Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget. Two years later, he was President of the commission investigating the German budget and payments of war reparations. The commission evolved the "Dawes Plan" of reorganization and loans, which was in effect from 1924-1930. Dawes won the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize for the Dawes Plan. He served afterwards as US Ambassador to Britain. Creased and toned. Edges worn with small tears in top and bottom edges. Corners creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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