Mayors of Ames: Don R. Newbrough

Lifespan:              1928-2007

Term as Mayor:    1966-1967

Profession:            Attorney at law

Interesting Facts:

  • Served on the boards of several civic organizations including Rotary Club of Ames, Ames Chamber of Commerce, Northcrest, United Way, the Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames Town and Gown and Ames Home Builders
  • He enjoyed acting in ACTORS and Heartland productions
  • During his time as Mayor, expansion of the city electric plant was begun and plans for North Grand Mall were developed