Mayors of Ames: William Clark

Lifespan:              1834-1920

Term as Mayor:    1875-1877

Profession:            Grocer; Horse Trader

Interesting Facts:

  • The population of Ames was 820
  • The City Council secured an agreement with the C&NW Railroad allowing Ames to connect to the railroad water supply in case of a fire
  • There was a large meeting held on campus regarding women’s suffrage
  • The Ames Cornet Band was organized