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Fisher Ames

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: July 04, 1808 (50)
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Old Village Cemetery, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr. Nathaniel Ames, II and Deborah Ames
Husband of Frances Ames
Father of John Worthington Ames; Nathaniel Ames; Hannah Ames; William Ames; Jeremiah Fisher Ames and 3 others
Brother of Nathaniel Ames; Seth Ames; Deborah Shuttleworth and William Ames

Managed by: Susan Angeline Schumacher Lostetter
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About Fisher Ames, U.S. Congress

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisher_Ames

Fisher Ames, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Dedham, Mass., April 9, 1758; attended the town school of his native city and also received private instruction; was graduated from Harvard College in 1774; while teaching school, studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Dedham in 1781; served in the State house of representatives in 1788; member of the Massachusetts convention called for the ratification of the Federal Constitution in 1788; elected as a Pro-Administration candidate to the First through Third Congresses and as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1797); chairman, Committee on Elections (First Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1796; resumed the practice of law in Dedham; member of the Governor’s council 1798-1800; chosen president of Harvard University in 1804, but declined to accept because of failing health; died in Dedham, Mass., July 4, 1808; interment in Old First Parish Cemetery.

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Fisher Ames, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1758
April 9, 1758
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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1805
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1807
June 16, 1807
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1808
July 4, 1808
Age 50
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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