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John C Ames
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1852
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1922
Lake Wales
Polk County
Florida, USA

John was Streator's 2nd mayor from 1885 to 1889, succeeding Col Ralph Plumb. He was appointed President of the Illinois Michigan Canal Commission. In 1878, he founded J.C. Ames Lumber Co. He served as President of Union National Band.
-Riverview Cemetery: A self guided tour, 2nd ed. p 9. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Ames (1824 - 1894)
  Aurelia Ann Mooar Ames (1823 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Minerva Ross Ames (1853 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Isaac Carlos Ames (1880 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  John C Ames (1852 - 1922)
  Fannie Ophelia Ames Cope (1856 - 1939)*
  Julia A. Ames (1860 - 1891)*
  Elmer Elsworth Ames (1862 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Streator
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 17 Lot 54
GPS (lat/lon): 41.12427, -88.84911
 
Created by: Timothy M. Coplin
Record added: Nov 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31716892
John C Ames
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