List of Famous people with last name Ames

August Ames

Mercedes Grabowski
First Name August
Last Name Ames
Born on August 23, 1994
Died on December 5, 2017 (aged 23)
Born in Canada, Nova Scotia
Height 168 cm | 5'6

August Ames was a Canadian pornographic actress and model. She appeared in almost 290 movies, including a non-pornographic film in 2016, and was nominated for several AVN Awards. In 2017, at the age of 23, Ames committed suicide after a particular event of social media backlash following a tweet she posted.

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Aldrich Ames

Aldrich Hazen Ames
First Name Aldrich
Last Name Ames
Born on May 26, 1941 (age 83)
Spy

Aldrich Hazen "Rick" Ames is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer turned KGB double agent, who was convicted of espionage in 1994. He is serving a life sentence, without the possibility of parole, in the Federal Correctional Institution in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Ames was formerly a 31-year CIA counterintelligence officer who committed espionage against the U.S. by spying for the Soviet Union and Russia. At the time of his arrest, Ames had compromised more highly classified CIA assets than any other officer in history until Robert Hanssen's arrest seven years later in 2001.

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Herman Vandenburg Ames

First Name Herman
Last Name Ames
Born on August 7, 1865
Died on February 7, 1935 (aged 69)

Herman Vandenburg Ames was an American legal historian, archivist, and professor of United States constitutional history at the University of Pennsylvania and, from 1907 to 1928, dean of its graduate school. His 1897 monograph, The Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the United States During the First Century of Its History, was a landmark work in American constitutional history. Other works by Ames included John C. Calhoun and the Secession Movement of 1850, Slavery and the Union 1845–1861, and The X.Y.Z. Letters, the latter of which he authored with John Bach McMaster. Among his notable students were Ezra Pound, John Musser, and Herbert Eugene Bolton.

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Ed Ames

Edmund Dantes Urick
First Name Ed
Last Name Ames
Born on July 9, 1927 (age 97)

Ed Ames, who also recorded as Eddie Ames, is an American singer and actor. He is known for playing Mingo in the television series Daniel Boone, and for his pop hits of the mid-to-late 1960s including "My Cup Runneth Over", "Who Will Answer?", and "When the Snow Is on the Roses". He was also part of the popular 1950s singing group with his siblings, The Ames Brothers.

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Frances Ames

First Name Frances
Last Name Ames
Born on April 20, 1920
Died on November 11, 2002 (aged 82)

Frances Rix Ames was a South African neurologist, psychiatrist, and human rights activist, best known for leading the medical ethics inquiry into the death of anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, who died from medical neglect after being tortured in police custody. When the South African Medical and Dental Council (SAMDC) declined to discipline the chief district surgeon and his assistant who treated Biko, Ames and a group of five academics and physicians raised funds and fought an eight-year legal battle against the medical establishment. Ames risked her personal safety and academic career in her pursuit of justice, taking the dispute to the South African Supreme Court, where she eventually won the case in 1985.

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Nadine Ames

First Name Nadine
Born on May 23, 1991 (age 33)
Height 171 cm | 5'7

Nadine Alexandra Dewi Ames is an Indonesian actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Puteri Indonesia 2010 and represented her country in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant, but she was unplaced in the Miss Universe 2011.

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Adelbert Ames

First Name Adelbert
Born on October 31, 1835
Died on April 13, 1933 (aged 97)

Adelbert Ames was an American sailor, soldier, and politician who served with distinction as a Union Army general during the American Civil War. A Radical Republican, he was military governor, U.S. Senator, and civilian governor in Reconstruction-era Mississippi. In 1898, he served as a United States Army general during the Spanish–American War. He was the last Republican to serve as the state governor of Mississippi until the election of Kirk Fordice, who took office in January 1992, 116 years since Ames vacated the office.

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Rachel Ames

First Name Rachel
Last Name Ames
Born on November 2, 1929 (age 94)

Rachel Kay Foulger, known professionally as Rachel Ames, is an American film and television actress.

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Oakes Ames

First Name Oakes
Last Name Ames
Born on January 10, 1804
Died on May 8, 1873 (aged 69)

Oakes Ames was an American businessman, investor, and politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. As a congressman, he is credited by many historians as being the single most important influence in the building of the Union Pacific portion of the transcontinental railroad. He is also noted for the subsequent scandal that alleged the improper sale of stock of the railroad's construction company.

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Butler Ames

First Name Butler
Last Name Ames
Born on August 22, 1871
Died on November 6, 1954 (aged 83)

Butler Ames was an American politician, engineer, soldier and businessman. He was the son of Adelbert Ames and grandson of Benjamin Franklin Butler, both decorated generals in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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