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Delano Ames was born on 29 May, 1906 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, is a writer. Discover Delano Ames's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 81 years old?

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Age 81 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 29 May 1906
Birthday 29 May
Birthplace Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Date of death 1987 (aged 80–81) - Madrid, Spain
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Nationality Ohio

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His wife is Maysie Coucher Ames (1929–1937) - Kit Ames

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Delano Ames Net Worth

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Ames lived in England for the next few years, where he married his second wife, Kit, and was assigned as a British intelligence officer during World War II. He also worked on anthologies on mythology and as a translator for Larousse in France. His last book was an introduction for a book of photography of Spain in 1971.


Ames' books were reviewed frequently in prominent publications such as the New York Times and Kirkus Reviews, and were generally reviewed positively though not viewed as high art. The New York Times called 1949's She Shall Have Murder "amiable," comparing Dagobert Brown to Dorothy L. Sayers' detective Lord Peter Wimsey. Kirkus Reviews called his 1959 novel For Old Crime's Sake "fuzz-brained fluff for light entertainment."


Ames married Australian-born writer Maysie Coucher Ames (1901-1971) in Greenwich Village, New York City, in 1929. Under the pen name Maysie Greig, she was a prolific author of light-hearted romance novels. They divorced on 17 April 1937.


Ames was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, the son of Benjamin and Isabel Kirk Ames. Delano's father Benjamin worked for the local newspaper, but moved the family in 1917 to New Mexico. Ames' grandfather was Columbus Delano, Secretary of the Interior under President Ulysses S. Grant. Ames attended Yale and Columbia universities.


Delano Ames (May 29, 1906 – January 1987) was an American writer of detective stories. Ames was the author of some 20 books, many of them featuring a husband and wife detective team of amateurs named Dagobert and Jane Brown. A later series of novels involved a character named Juan Lorca, of the Spanish Civil Guard, who solved local mysteries.