Mayors of Ames: Pearle P. DeHart

Lifespan:              1898-1989

Term as Mayor:    1958-1965

Profession:            DeHart’s Tax Service and Real Estate

Interesting Facts:

  • Served on the Ames City Council from 1951 to 1958, and served in the Iowa Senate from 1967 to 1970
  • He was a charter member of Ames Elks Lodge and served as their President
  • The highlight of his terms as Mayor was the City’s Centennial in 1964