Mayors of Ames: Iraneaus Liter Smith


Lifespan:              1835-1908

Term as Mayor:    1873-1874

Profession:            Abstract and loan businessman

Interesting Facts:

  • Served as a Captain in the Pennsylvania Infantry for nearly three years during the Civil War
  • Pioneering and well-respected businessman in Story County
  • Served as Clerk of the District Court for 10 years following his mayorality