Oliver Ames was born in Easton on February 4, 1831, the second son of Oakes and Eveline (Gilmore) Ames. Mr. Ames served in the Massachusetts State Senate, as Lieutenant-Governor, and as Governor.
On March 14, 1860, Mr. Ames married Anna C. Ray. They had six children. Governor Ames died in 1895.
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