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- Presidents, national figures
- Ohio governors
- Nationally known Cincinnati mayor
- U.S. embassies or foreign service
Charles Dawes (1865-1951), Law 1886, 30th U.S. vice president, 1925-29; Nobel Peace Prize laureate, 1925
Caleb Blood Smith (1808-64), att. UC 1820s, American journalist; U.S. secretary of the Interior under Abraham Lincoln, 1861; influential in securing Lincoln's nomination for the president at Chicago Republican National Convention, 1860
James Denver (1817-92), Law 1844, U.S. commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1857; governor of the Kansas Territory, 1857-58; namesake of Denver, Colo., and of the Denver omelet. He was a politician, lawyer, soldier and accomplished actor.
Samuel Fenton Cary (1814-1900), Law 1837, U.S. vice presidential candidate in 1876, prohibitionist author and lecturer, anti-slavery leader
George Hunt Pendleton (1808-64), att. UC 1840s, the Democratic nominee for U.S. vice president in 1864; married Alice Key, the daughter of Francis Scott Key
William Lawrence (1819-99), Law 1840, first comptroller of the U.S. Treasury (1880-85), chairman of the Committee on War Claims arising from the Civil War and influential in creating the U.S. Department of Justice, helping to create the American Red Cross and ratifying the Geneva Convention