century association biographical archive

Earliest Members of the Century Association

View all members

Charles W. Ames


Centurion, 1905–1921

Full Name Charles Wilberforce Ames

Born 30 June 1855 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Died 3 April 1921 in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Buried Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville, Minnesota

Proposed by Cass Gilbert and Edwin W. Winter

Elected 3 June 1905 at age forty-nine

Archivist’s Note: Father of Charles Lesley Ames