Edward N. Ament
Ament was born in Arcata, California July 30, 1860. He 1889, he married Florence Moody. They had one daughter.
Ament was the proprietor of the Ashby Furniture Company in Berkeley.
Before being becoming Mayor, he served as president of the library board which oversaw the construction of the Berkeley Public Library. He was appointed to the Berkeley City Council in May 1932 upon the resignation of Agnes Moody, and became Mayor in December of the same year.
He died of heart failure on February 25, 1949 in Berkeley while sitting in his dentist's waiting room. He was interred at the Sunset View Cemetery in nearby El Cerrito.
- Berkeley Gazette, February 26, 1949
- Berkeley Voice, May 11, 2007
- Contra Costa Times 2008
- Political Graveyard
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