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Earl Aurora Ames
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1883
Nebraska, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1956

He is a Carnegie Hero under the following citation (discrepancy of 3 years in age):

Olathe, Kansas

Earl A. Ames, 20, student, saved Ernest A. Albright, 21, student, and attempted to save Rollo W. Eastman, 19, and Thomas A. Herrman, 21, students, from drowning, Olathe, Kansas, December 25, 1906. Ames skated to a hole in the ice on New Lake 100 feet from the bank, where the water was eight feet deep, and pulled Albright out with a strap, breaking through the ice himself with one foot. He then threw the strap to Eastman and Herrman, but they sank while trying to grasp it. 1475-205
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  Maude Reeder Ames (1881 - 1951)
Note: Burial: 18-Sep-1956
Olathe Memorial Cemetery
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 2- 8- 9-E4
Created by: Shelley
Record added: Feb 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17919639
Earl Aurora Ames
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Earl Aurora Ames
Added by: Shelley
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