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BROOKS HOUSE PLACQUE PAYS TRIBUTE TO AMES BROTHERS

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Bearing the inscription "In memory of Richard G. Ames 1912-35 and Henry R. Ames 1914-35 lost at sea in a valiant effort to rescue their father--Greater love hath no man," a bronze placque was hung in the office of Phillips Brooks House yesterday.

Richard G. Ames '34 was a former Secretary and Treasurer of the Brooks House Committee, and Henry R. Ames '38 was extremely active in social service work for the House.

Both brothers lost their lives in the summer of 1935 in a heroic attempt to rescue their father who had been washed overboard from their ketch, "Hamrah," while 600 miles off the Atlantic Coast.

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