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 Oakes Ames

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Oakes Ames

  • Birth 10 Jan 1804 Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 8 May 1873 North Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 24234645

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.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 29 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24234645
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Oakes Ames (10 Jan 1804–8 May 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24234645, citing Village Cemetery, Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .