"History of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties Wisconsin"


Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. Printed in 1924 by H.C.Cooper. Jr. & Co., Minneapoli-Winona MN. ill. 787 pages. The first two hundred pages are history of the three counties, the remainder of the book is biographies.

Biography


Ames, Henry T, was of the legal firm of Ames & Ames of Minocqua, was born in Dane County, Wis., April 26, 1862, son of John W. and Eleanor (BUCKBEE) AMES. Both the parents are now deceased. He was educated in the grade and high schools of Madison and there entered the law office of W. M. NELSON, brother of the well known senator from Minnesota, Knute NELSON. Mr. AMES was admitted to the bar in 1890 and took up the practice of law in Waterloo, Wis., where he continued for 15 years. He came to Minocqua from there in 1903 and established offices, and he has followed his profession here ever since. In 1908 he was elected the Second Muncipal Court judge of Oneida County, an office which he has ably filled ever since. Mr. AMES was married June 4, 1887 to Anna MCCULLOCH of Deerfield, Wis., and this union was blessed with two children, John F. and Mabel. Mabel, born March 14, 1892, is now Mrs. James W. BROWN of Milwaukee. John F., born May 12, 1889, is in partnership with his father under the firm name of Ames & Ames. He attended the grade and high schools of Minocqua, and subsequently Marquette University and the Milwaukee Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1913 and has been associated with his father since that time. The partners are licensed brokers and deal in northern Wisconsin lands, besides being one of the strongest legal firms in Oneida County.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from page 219-220; History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin; Compiled by George O. Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others 1924, H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co.

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