Oakes Ames

Oakes Ames

Birth
Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 May 1873 (aged 69)
North Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 24234645 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 29 Jan 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24234645
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .