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Oakes Ames
Birth: Jan. 10, 1804
Easton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 8, 1873
North Easton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

US Congressman. He was a successful tool manufacturer in North Easton and a member of the executive council of Massachusetts in 1860. In 1863, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1873. Not a candidate for renomination, he became involved in railroad construction and was instrumental in establishing the first transcontinental railroad line. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eveline Orville Gilmore Ames (1809 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Oliver Ames (1831 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Village Cemetery
Easton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jan 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24234645
Oakes Ames
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Oakes Ames
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