Mayors of Ames: Thomas Lester Rice

Lifespan:              1871-1947

Term as Mayor:    1920-1924

Profession:            Veterinarian, Dentist

Interesting Facts:

  • Member of the first Iowa State College football team
  • Served as city councilman from 1914-1916
  • Served as a dental surgeon with the 338th field artillery in World War I
  • Adopted the city manager form of government