Augustus C. DodgeAugustus Caesar Dodge
- November 20
) was one of the first two United States Senatorss
to represent the state of Iowa
after it was admitted to the Union as a state in 1846
. Immediately prior to his service as a Senator, Dodge represented the Territory of Iowa in Congress
. Dodge served in the Senate from 1846
, when he resigned to accept a diplomatic position.
Dodge was a member of the Democratic party. He unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Iowa in 1859.