Charles Schuveldt Dewey


Charles Schuveldt Dewey Famous memorial

Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Dec 1980 (aged 100)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 3, Lot 4272-A-4
Memorial ID 7383453 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Graduating from Yale University in 1904, he was a real estate agent in Chicago, Illinois, (1905-17) and during World War I, served as a Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy, (1917-19). After his discharge, he was vice president of a trust company in Chicago, (1920-24), Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1924-27), national treasurer of American National Red Cross (1926-27), was financial adviser to the Polish Government and was director of the Bank of Poland, (1927-30). In 1941, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh and Seventy-eighth Congresses, serving until 1945. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the banking business, was an agent general of the Joint Committee on Foreign Economic Cooperation, (1948-52) and was chairman in the District of Columbia Chapter of the American Red Cross, (1957-61).

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 24 Apr 2003
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