Mayors of Ames: Ted Tedesco

Lifespan:              1936-

Term as Mayor:    1998-2006

Profession:            President of Knapp-Tedesco Insurance Company

Interesting Facts:

  • Ada Hayden Heritage Park was created
  • The first mayor to give annual State of the City message
  • First mayor to hold regular office hours
  • Created Youth Committee
  • Created ex-officio member to the Ames City Council of a representative from the Government of the Student Body