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Ames, Alfred Elisha "A.E."

Territorial House 1853 (District 6); Democratic Constitutional Convention 1857 (District 11)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Dakota

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1814 Date of Death: 9/??/1874
Birth Place:  Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names: A.E.
Gender:  Male Religion:  Episcopalian
City of Residence (when first elected):  Saint Anthony

Occupation (when first elected):  Medical Doctor

EDUCATION

M.D.;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

State Legislator (Not Minnesota)Illinois State SenateElected??/??/1849 to ??/??/????
Territorial Democratic Constitutional Convention11th Council District, Minnesota TerritoryElected07/13/1857 to 08/29/1857

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Martha A.
Children: Seven children: Albert Alonzo, Fred, and Curtis (sons, and 4 additional sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Albert Alonzo Ames  - Son

GENERAL NOTES

He moved from New England to Illinois. He then moved to Minnesota in the spring of 1852.

He appears to have been the first 33rd degree Mason in Minnesota. (City Bosses in the United States, Duke University Press, 1930, p. 335)

He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Religion provided by City Bosses in the United States, Duke University Press, 1930, p. 335.



Map of Saint Anthony
Saint Anthony, MN
Total Days Served: 364

SESSIONS SERVED

4th Territorial Legislative Session (1853)

  Session Details
Body: Territorial House Elected: 10/12/1852 Term of Office: 1/5/1853 to 1/3/1854
District: 06 Residence: Saint Anthony
Counties Represented: Dakota
Occupation: Medical Doctor
Party: Not Available
Committees:
Enrolled Bills
Schools
Territorial Affairs (Chair)

No other information has been entered for this legislator.

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