James Leonard Dawes

10 September 1881–28 August 1940 (Age 58)
Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Leonard

When James Leonard Dawes was born on 10 September 1881, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, his father, George Pascel Dawes, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ann David, was 20. He married Maude Frieda Stanton Dawes on 16 August 1922, in Phillips, Kansas, United States. He lived in Phillips, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Logan Township, Edwards, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 28 August 1940, in Logan, Phillips, Kansas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Logan, Phillips, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Leonard Dawes
Maude Frieda Stanton Dawes
Marriage: 16 August 1922

Spouse and Children

16 August 1922
Phillips, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 17

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: patronymic from Daw 1.2 German (Däwes): either a patronymic from a personal name Davo, or a variant spelling of Tewes .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

father, George Pascal Dawes, was living with James before he died. 1940

Sources (3)

  • James L Dawes in household of G P Dawes, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • James Dawes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James L Dawes, "United States Census, 1930"

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