Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Dawes, Beman Gates

Dawes, Beman Gates (son of Rufus Dawes and brother of Vice President Charles Gates Dawes), a Representative from Ohio; born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, January 14, 1870; attended the common schools and Marietta Academy and College, Marietta, Ohio; engaged in agricultural pursuits and engineering and became interested in public utilities; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1909); after his retirement from Congress became interested in the production of oil and the building of electric railways; president or chairman of the board of directors of the Pure Oil Company since 1914; founder of the Dawes Arboretum, an endowed institution dedicated to the education of youth; is a resident of Newark, Ohio.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Dawes, Beman Gates," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1065 Original Sources, accessed January 17, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3T9CGY3B8EF3XJH.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Dawes, Beman Gates." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1065, Original Sources. 17 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3T9CGY3B8EF3XJH.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Dawes, Beman Gates' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1065. Original Sources, retrieved 17 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3T9CGY3B8EF3XJH.