categorization help needed. Oil tycoon, established arboretum

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Categorization help needed for Beman Gates Dawes-445  (1) founding president of The Ohio Cities Gas Company, later becoming Pure Oil Company.  Also (2) founder of The Dawes Arboretum in central Ohio. What words are best to use in categorization?
WikiTree profile: Beman Dawes
in Policy and Style by Cheryl Skordahl G2G6 Pilot (244k points)

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Well, I added the Notables template to his profile, since he qualifies as notable. He also belongs in Category: US Representatives from Ohio.

Some other categories I would add are Category:Marietta, Ohio, Category:Columbus, Ohio, and Category:Newark, Ohio. He seems to have been an important citizen of these three places (and possibly also other places), so another contributor researching someone who lived in those places might appreciate a pointer to this profile.

He also could be placed in Category: Business Owners
by Ellen Smith G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)
selected by Cheryl Skordahl
Thanks Ellen.  I appreciate the help because I am just beginning to add categories to my profiles.  APPRECIATION TO YOU !!

I added the categories you suggested.  Also I added "Arborists" and "oil."  I think those two additional categories are ok, if not let me know.


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