Oct 09, 2009 07:28 EDT
A list of US winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. President Barack Obama is not the first sitting U.S. president to receive the Nobel Peace Prize ? Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt were the first two, and he joins a long list of Americans whose efforts have drawn the attention of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.
Jul 27, 2009 10:52 EDT
Today in History. Today is Friday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2009. There are 146 days left in the year.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Charles G. Dawes|
March 4, 1925 – March 4, 1929
|Preceded by||Calvin Coolidge|
|Succeeded by||Charles Curtis|
1st Director of the
U.S. Bureau of the Budget
June 23, 1921 – June 30, 1922
|President||Warren G. Harding|
|Succeeded by||Herbert Lard|
January 1, 1898 – September 30, 1901
|Preceded by||James H. Eckels|
|Succeeded by||William Barret Ridgely|
|Born||August 27, 1865|
Marietta, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||April 23, 1951 (aged 85)|
Evanston, Illinois, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Caro Blymyer Dawes|
|Children||Rufus Fearing Dawes, Carolyn Dawes, Dana McCutcheon (adopted), Virginia Dawes (adopted)|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||American Expeditionary Force|
United States War Department (Liquidation Commission)
|Battles/wars||World War I|