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1933 Chicago World's Fair Poster

1933 Chicago World's Fair Poster

Rufus C. Dawes was President of the Century of Progress Exposition. He was another brother of Vice President Charles Dawes and William Dawes, the President of the Chicago Chamber of Commerce in 1927. Another brother was a Member of Congress from Ohio as their father had been. All the Dawes brothers of Chicago were great grandsons of William Dawes who rode from Boston the same night as Paul Revere to spread the alarm for the militia on April 18, 1775.

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