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Harry B. Hawes

Born: Nov 15, 1869

Death: Jul 31, 1947

Birthplace: Covington

Nationality: United States

Harry B. Hawes

Date of Birth : Nov 15, 1869
Date of Death : Jul 31, 1947
Birth Place : Covington

Harry Bartow Hawes was an American lawyer, conservationist, and politician who served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House and Senate from Missouri. He is best known for the Hare–Hawes–Cutting Act, the first U.S. law granting independence to the Philippines, and for earlier work assisting the Republic of Hawaii become a U.S. territory.

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