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Benjamin Ames

DATE OF BIRTH:  October 30, 1778

PLACE OF BIRTH:  Andover, MA

 

DATE OF DEATH:  September 28, 1835

PLACE OF DEATH:  Houlton

 

PROFESSION:  Lawyer

 

POLITICAL AFFILIATION:  Democratic-Republican

 

TERM IN OFFICE:  December 6, 1821 – January 2, 1822

 

FIRST LADY:  Sally Boynton

 

QUOTE: A hard worker, astute lawyer and able advocate.

Henry Owen, The Edward Clarence Plummer History of Bath Maine, 1936

 

OTHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED OFFICES: County Attorney for Lincoln County, Judge of the Common Pleas Court, State Representative (First Speaker of the House), State Senator (Senate President) 

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FURTHER READING:

 Ames, Wilmont Spofford.  Robert Ames.  Gardiner: Ames Typewriter Press, 1941, p.123.

Biographical Encyclopedia of Maine of the 19th Century.  Boston: Metropolitan Publishing and Engraving Company, 1885, pp. 384-386.

Owen, Henry Wilson.  The Edward Clarence Plummer History of Bath, Maine.  Bath: The Times Company, 1936, pp. 147.

Putnam, Cora M.  The Story of Houlton.  Portland: House of Falmouth Inc., 1958, p. 280.

 

 



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