Mayors of Ames: George A. Underwood

Lifespan:              1852-1921

Term as Mayor:    1877-1879

Profession:            Attorney

Interesting Facts:

  • Served as City Attorney after his mayorality
  • Was a Master of Arcadia Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons
  • The first telephone in Ames was installed between the Ames Drug Store and Dr. Beverley’s office