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Kimball, Benjamin Ames (1833-1920)

Name: Kimball, Benjamin Ames (1833-1920)

Title: President, Concord Savings Bank
President, Mechanics National Bank, 1884-1920
Director, Manchester and North Weare Railroad, 1873
Director, Concord Railroad, 1879
President, Concord and Montreal Railroad, 1895-1920
Director, Boston and Maine Railroad, 1920
Member, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1872
Delegate, New Hampshire State Constitutional Conventions, 1876, 1889, 1902
Executive Council, State of New Hampshire, 1884
Trustee, Dartmouth College
Member, Repubican Party

Other Names: Kimball, B. A.

Born: 08/22/1833

Birthplace: Boscawen, NH

Died: 07/25/1920

Death Location: Concord, NH

Residence: Boscawen, NH 1833-
Concord, NH 1854-1920

Nationality: American

Occupation: Railroad Engineer

Father: Kimball, Benjamin (1794-1834)

Mother: Ames, Ruth (1797-1874)

Relations: Younger brother of John Kimball (1821-1913), Mayor of Concord

Spouse: Elliott, Myra Tilton (1835-1922), January 19,1861

Children: Henry Ames, born October 19,1864, Concord, NH; died May 4, 1919, Atlantic City, NJ

Notes: Helped keep Concord as State Capital
Instrumental in construction of Concord City Water System
Fowler Public Library

George T. Chapman, Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College... Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1867.

Harlan C. Pearson, "The Granite Monthly," LII(September 1920)9, 343-354.

"B. A. Kimball Dies, Aged 87," Boston Herald, Boston, Massachusetts, July 21, 1920, 11.

Blossom Hill Cemetery, Concord, NH

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