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Asa Lee Ames
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Birth: 1859
Death: Feb. 7, 1934
Cook County
Illinois, USA

State Senator
District 45 Other Information
ASA L. AMES Senator from the Forty-fifth District, composed of the counties of Benton and Tama, was born in Buckingham township, Tama county, Iowa, July 2, 1859. His parents were natives of New York state moving from there to Wisconsin and from there to Tama county, Iowa, in 1854. His education was obtained in the country schools and in Grinnell College from which institution he graduated in 1882. His occupation is that of farmer and stockman. He was elected president of the Corn Belt Meat Producers Association at the time it was organized. He held this position for three years, resigning the same to accept the presidency of the Co-operative Live Stock Commission Company and to become general manager of the Chicago house of that company. He has held various school and township offices and has been a member of the council of the town of Traer, Iowa. Elected Senator in 1910. A Republican in politics.
Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources 
Family links: 
  John T. Ames (1819 - 1902)
  Mary Jane Read Ames (1834 - 1905)
  Harriet Ray Ames (1860 - 1926)*
  May Wilde Ames (1861 - 1892)*
  Charles R. Ames (____ - 1861)*
  Isabel M. Ames (____ - 1879)*
  Grace R. Ames (____ - 1877)*
  Asa Lee Ames (1859 - 1934)
  Maurice E. Ames (1865 - 1882)*
  John T. Ames (1876 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Grave location from 1930s WPA Graves Registration Survey
Buckingham Cemetery
Tama County
Iowa, USA
Created by: K L Bonnett
Record added: Oct 05, 2010
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Asa Lee Ames
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Asa Lee Ames
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Asa Lee Ames
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Rest in peace sir.
- Rosalie H. Kaufman
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014

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