Harry B. Hawes

Harry Bartow Hawes (* November 15, 1869 in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, † July 31, 1947 in Washington DC ) was an American politician (Democratic Party), who represented the state of Missouri in both chambers of Congress.

After attending school in his native Kentucky Hawes moved to St. Louis, where he graduated in 1896 graduated from the Law School of Washington University, and a little later after admission to the Bar Association began practicing as a lawyer. In this capacity, he represented the interests of the Republic of Hawaii in the course of their annexation by the United States. From 1898 to 1904 he was president of the Police Department of St. Louis. During the First World War Hawes worked for the intelligence division of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Later he was employed at the United States Embassy in Madrid.

Hawes ' political career began in 1916 in the House of Representatives from Missouri, but where he was resigning from office to do his military service. In 1920 he was elected for the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he remained until his resignation on 15 October 1926. A little later, on November 2 this year, Hawes was elected to the U.S. Senate; there he went on to succeed the late Republican Selden P. Spencer for the remainder of his term of office. At the same time he received the electoral vote for your own full term. Hawes retired shortly before they expire on February 3, 1933 from the Senate.

In the following years he worked again as a lawyer, but devoted himself to the nature reserve, before he died in Washington in 1947. His ashes were scattered into the Current River at Doniphan (Missouri ).