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Fisher Ames
Birth: Apr. 9, 1758
Dedham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1808
Dedham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

U.S. Congressman. Graduating from Harvard College in 1774, he was a school teacher, studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Dedham, Massachusetts in 1781. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, in 1788 and a member of the Massachusetts convention for the ratification of the Federal Constitution in 1788. In 1789, he was elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the First to the Third Congresses and as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress, serving until 1797. After his term, he resumed the practice of law, was a member of the Governorís council, (1798-1800) and president of Harvard University in 1804. He died form failing health issues at age 50. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Frances Worthington Ames (1764 - 1837)*
 
 Children:
  Hannah Ames (1798 - 1829)*
  Richard Howard Ames (1807 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Village Cemetery
Dedham
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Mar 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7252213
Fisher Ames
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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Fisher Ames
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