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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaSteven Beckwith Ayres (October 27, 1861 June 1, 1929) was a U.S. Representative from New York..........Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Ayres moved with his parents to Elmira, New York, in 1866, where he attended grammar school. He moved to Penn Yan, New York, in 1873, and attended the Penn Yan Academy. Ayres graduated from Syracuse (New York) University in 1882.He worked in the publishing business at Penn Yan and became editor of the Yates County Chronicle. Ares served as delegate to the Republican State convention in 1884.......In 1893,he moved to New York City, where he worked in advertising. He declined the Democratic nomination as candidate for the New York State Assembly in 1910........Ayres was elected as an Independent Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress in March 1913. In 1912, he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection as an Independent Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress............Ayres wrote several books and many history articles, and lectured at the New York University Summer School in 1914. He engaged in the cultivation of oranges at Clearwater, Florida, in winter and in the real estate business at Woodstock, New York, during the summer. He died in New York City, June 1, 1929, and is interred in the Clearwater Cemetery, Clearwater, Florida.
- TRADER RICK
 Added: Jan. 31, 2012

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