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Eugene in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Charles G. Dawes (1925)

 
 
Charles G. Dawes (1925) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 26, 2016
1. Charles G. Dawes (1925) Marker
Inscription.  Charles G. Dawes, 30th Vice-President of the United States, served as chairman of the World War I Allied Reparations Commission. Dawes achieved worldwide support for his five-year plan to stabilize the German economy and manage the country's reparation payments. Charles G. Dawes was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1925 for assisting WWI repayments and ending the threat of more war.

Freedom is something of primary importance, first to the individual.

 
Erected 2013 by Nobel Peace Laureate Project.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Peace.
 
Location. 44° 3.453′ N, 123° 4.921′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker can be reached from Day Island. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Al Gore (2007) (here, next to this marker); Jane Addams (1931) (here, next to this marker); Frank Kellogg (1929) (here, next to this marker); John Mott (1946) (here, next to this marker); Ralph J. Bunche (1950)

Charles G. Dawes (1925) Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 26, 2016
2. Charles G. Dawes (1925) Marker - wide view
The Dawes marker is the second from the right.
(a few steps from this marker); Jimmy Carter (2002) (a few steps from this marker); Henry Kissinger (1973) (a few steps from this marker); Linus Pauling (1962) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eugene.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located within the Nobel Peace Park, which is situated within Alton Baker Park, between the Defazio Bridge and Day Island Road
 
Also see . . .  Charles Dawes (NobelPrize.org). "Charles Dawes received the Peace Prize for 1925 for having contributed to reducing the tension between Germany and France after the First World War." (Submitted on October 8, 2020.) 
 
<i>Charles Dawes</i> (same photo as on the marker) image. Click for full size.
J.D. Toloff (courtesy of the Library of Congress), 1924
3. Charles Dawes (same photo as on the marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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