Donald Dawson

United States General
Born Aug 3, 1908

Donald S. Dawson enjoyed a long career as a Washington, D.C. lawyer but is perhaps best remembered as the presidential aide who marshaled Harry S. Truman's crucial whistle-stop tour in the 1948 election campaign. Dawson was perhaps the first modern American political advance man, able to gauge the political climate and provide appropriate advice.… Read More

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1908 Birth Born in 1908.


1930 22 Years Old Donald Shelton Dawson was born in the small community of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, graduated from the University of Missouri in 1930 and received his law degree from George Washington University in 1938.


1970 62 Years Old He retired from the United States Air Force Reserve as a Major General in 1970. … Read More
2005 97 Years Old Died in 2005.
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