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Ames, IA

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofames.org/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.ameschamber.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.visitames.com/

Population:
50731 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1864 (railroad station)

County:
Story County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Iowa State University
1858

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James Bovard
Author
1956   Lost Rights
Charles B. Knapp
Educator
13-Aug-1946   President, University of Georgia, 1987-97
Ted Kooser
Poet
25-Apr-1939   Poet Laureate of the United States
Edward Mezvinsky
Politician
17-Jan-1937   Congressman from Iowa, 1973-77
Sara Paretsky
Novelist
8-Jun-1947   V. I. Warshawski detective novels
Evan Stone
Pornstar
18-Jul-1964   Pirates
Billy Sunday
Religion
19-Nov-1862 6-Nov-1935 Baseball evangelist
Bob Walkup
Politician
14-Nov-1936   Mayor of Tucson



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