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ADAMS (Soundex A352) — See also ADAM, ADAMES, ADAMS-MEDINA, ADAMSEN, ADAMSKE, ADAMSKI, ADAMSON, ADDAMS, ADDOMS, DAMAS, LAWSON-ADAMS, MASSAD, MCADAMS, REEDER-ADAMS.

  Adams, C. Clinton See Charles Clinton Adams
  Adams, C. H. — of Allegan, Allegan County, Mich. Postmaster at Allegan, Mich., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, C. P. See Charles Powell Adams
  Adams, C. Spencer (b. 1851) — of Van Buren County, Mich. Born in 1851. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Van Buren County, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Campbell W. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. New York state engineer and surveyor, 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Carlos J. — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Candidate for mayor of Fort Worth, Tex., 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Adams, Cary See S. Cary Adams
  Adams, Cathie (born c.1950) — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born about 1950. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004, 2008, 2012; Texas Republican state chair, 2009-10. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Adams, Cecil L. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twenty-Sixth Middlesex District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Celeste — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 31st District, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Adams, Celeste R. — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Adams, Charles, Jr. (1810-1886) — of North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Antrim, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 31, 1810. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864; Massachusetts state treasurer, 1871-76. Died in North Brookfield, Worcester County, Mass., April 19, 1886 (age 76 years, 78 days). Interment at Walnut Grove Cemetery, North Brookfield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Adams (1782-1875) and Sarah (McAlister) Adams (died 1868); married, May 8, 1834, to Eliza Z. Cummings (1812-1894); grandnephew of Jason Kellogg; first cousin once removed of Silas Dewey Kellogg; second cousin once removed of Charles Collins Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams, John Adams, John Quincy Adams (1848-1911) and Charles Hall Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Edgar Jacob Adams (1866-1944) and Francis Alexandre Adams; fourth cousin once removed of Joseph Allen and John Quincy Adams (1767-1848).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Charles — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state senate 15th District, 1851; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1856 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles (1845-1895) — also known as Karl Adam Schwanbeck — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo.; Manitou Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Born in Pomerania, Germany, December 19, 1845. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Minister to Bolivia, 1880-82. Member, Freemasons. Killed in the disaster at the Gumry Hotel, when a boiler explosion caused most of the building to collapse and burn, killing 22 people, in Denver, Colo., August 19, 1895 (age 49 years, 243 days). Interment at Crystal Valley Cemetery, Manitou Springs, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Karl Heinrich Schwanbeck and Maria J. (Markman) Schwanbeck; married to Margaret (Thompson) Phelps (sister-in-law of Edward Moody McCook (1833-1909)).
  Political family: McCook family of Steubenville, Ohio.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Charles A. — of Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Irvington, N.Y., 1862-72. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles A. — of Livingston County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles Clinton — also known as C. Clinton Adams — of Weedsport, Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1892-93 (Cayuga County 1st District 1892, Cayuga County 1893). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles D. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles E. — of Montrose, Montrose County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1924. Burial location unknown.
Charles E. Adams Adams, Charles Edward (1867-1936) — also known as Charles E. Adams; Charlie Adams — of Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minn.; Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 1, 1867. Superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Minnesota state senate 57th District, 1915-36; died in office 1936; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1929-31. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons. Died in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn., October 6, 1936 (age 69 years, 5 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Emaline (Twitchell) Adams (1833-1922) and Isaac Milton Adams (1841-1916); married, May 14, 1902, to Grace Tennant (1874-1940).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Adams, Charles F. — of Hennepin County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 26, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, Charles F. — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Mayor of Chillicothe, Mo., 1907-09. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles F. — of Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
Charles Francis Adams Adams, Charles Francis (1807-1886) — also known as "C.F.A."; "A Whig of the Old School" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 18, 1807. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1831; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1835-40; Free Soil candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1848; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1856 (Convention Vice-President; speaker); U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1859-61; U.S. Minister to Great Britain, 1861-68; Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1876. French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 21, 1886 (age 79 years, 95 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) and Louisa Catherine (Johnson) Adams (1775-1852); brother of George Washington Adams; married, September 3, 1829, to Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889; sister-in-law of Edward Everett; niece of Benjamin Gorham; granddaughter of Nathaniel Gorham); father of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; nephew of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith); grandson of John Adams and Joshua Johnson; grandfather of Charles Francis Adams; grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin once removed of William Cranch; second cousin of Bradley Tyler Johnson; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin once removed of Joseph Allen and Edward M. Chapin; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Sewall, Josiah Quincy and Arthur Chapin (1855-?); fourth cousin of John Milton Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr., George Bailey Loring and William Vincent Wells.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Humanities magazine, December 2011
Charles Francis Adams Adams, Charles Francis (1866-1954) — also known as "Deacon"; "Uncle Charlie" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass.; Concord, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., August 2, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; banker; mayor of Quincy, Mass., 1897-99; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1917; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1929-33; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1936 (speaker). Unitarian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 10, 1954 (age 87 years, 312 days). Interment at Mt. Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Frances (Crowninshield) Adams (1839-1911); married, April 3, 1899, to Frances Lovering (daughter of William Croad Lovering); nephew of Brooks Adams; grandson of Charles Francis Adams; grandnephew of George Washington Adams; great-grandson of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848), Benjamin Williams Crowninshield and David Sears; great-grandnephew of Jacob Crowninshield and Benjamin Gorham; second great-grandson of John Adams, Nathaniel Gorham, Joshua Johnson and Jonathan Mason; second great-grandnephew of Thomas Johnson and Thomas Lindall Winthrop; fifth great-grandnephew of Fitz-John Winthrop; sixth great-grandson of John Winthrop (1606-1676); seventh great-grandson of John Winthrop (1588-1649); first cousin once removed of William Everett and Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin thrice removed of William Cranch (1769-1855) and Robert Charles Winthrop; second cousin of Augustus Peabody Gardner; second cousin once removed of William Crowninshield Endicott, Leverett Saltonstall, Richard Saltonstall and George Cabot Lodge; second cousin twice removed of Bradley Tyler Johnson, William Amory Gardner Minot and William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Allen; fourth cousin once removed of Edward M. Chapin and John Forbes Kerry.
  Political families: Sewall-Adams-Cony family of Maine; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Adams, Charles Francis — of Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Hampton; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles Frederick — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Independence League candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charles Hall (1853-1938) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Newton, Middlesex County, Mass., March 6, 1853. Lawyer; Consul for Liberia in Boston, Mass., 1885-94; Consul-General for Liberia in Boston, Mass., 1894-1907; Consul for Nicaragua in Boston, Mass., 1899-1907; Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Boston, Mass., 1905-07; in May 1909, he and another lawyer were charged with conspiring to obtain unclaimed deposits at Suffolk Savings Bank by inventing fictitious heirs; pleaded not guilty. Died in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., July 5, 1938 (age 85 years, 121 days). Interment at Newton Cemetery, Newton, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Benjamin Franklin Adams (1813-1873) and Sophia T. (Hall) Adams (1830-1904); married, May 5, 1880, to Mary Charlotte Trowbridge (1860-1944); third cousin of John Quincy Adams; third cousin once removed of Edgar Jacob Adams (1866-1944) and Francis Alexandre Adams; third cousin twice removed of Charles Adams, Jr..
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Charles Henry (1824-1902) — also known as Charles H. Adams — of Cohoes, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Coxsackie, Greene County, N.Y., April 10, 1824. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1858; mayor of Cohoes, N.Y., 1870-72; member of New York state senate 13th District, 1872-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872; U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1875-77; defeated, 1872. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 15, 1902 (age 78 years, 249 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Adams, Charles M. (1853-1899) — of Adamsville, Kent County, Del. Born November 14, 1853. Merchant; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1897-98. Died in Adamsville, Kent County, Del., January 27, 1899 (age 45 years, 74 days). Interment at Todds Chapel Cemetery, Farmington, Del.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Charles P. (1876-1956) — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Born in Conway, Livingston County, Mich., 1876. Republican. Clothing merchant; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1935-44; mayor of Howell, Mich., 1935-38. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in 1956 (age about 80 years). Interment at Lakeview Cemetery, Howell, Mich.
  Relatives: Married 1898 to Pauline E. Griffith.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Charles Powell (1831-1893) — also known as C. P. Adams — of Hastings, Dakota County, Minn. Born in Pennsylvania, 1831. Physician; member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 6th District, 1857; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Hastings, Minn., 1872-73; member of Minnesota state senate 20th District, 1879-82. Died in 1893 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, Charles S. (b. 1856) — of Searsmont, Waldo County, Maine; Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. Born in Searsmont, Waldo County, Maine, November 21, 1856. Republican. Farmer; lumber mill owner; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives from Waldo County, 1919-20. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams and Nancy (Prescott) Adams; married, October 20, 1884, to Sarah J. Pearson; married, June 4, 1919, to Harriet Gilman.
  Adams, Charles T. — of St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from St. Lawrence County 1st District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Charlie See Charles Edward Adams
  Adams, Cheryl — of Cashmere, Chelan County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Chuck — of Salem, Marion County, Ore. Republican. Political consultant; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Clara — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Clarence B. — of Danville, Vermilion County, Ill. Socialist. Member of Illinois Socialist State Central Committee, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Clarence H. (1905-1987) — of Bloomfield, Hartford County, Conn.; Washington, D.C.; Mamaroneck, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ogunquit, Wells, York County, Maine, November 1, 1905. Republican. Securities administrator for Connecticut Banking Department, 1931-52; member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1952-56; president and trustee, Boston Celtics professional basketball team, 1965-68. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Jesters; Shriners. Died, in the Maine Medical Center, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, May 10, 1987 (age 81 years, 190 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orin J. Adams and Rose (Moody) Adams; married, October 10, 1931, to Arlene M. Sawyer.
  Adams, Clark J. (1904-1981) — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich.; Waterford, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Silver Lake, Waterford Township, Oakland County, Mich., June 24, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 2nd District, 1937-44; candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1944; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1952-53; appointed 1952; defeated, 1953; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1952; circuit judge in Michigan 6th Circuit, 1956-67; appointed 1955. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary. Died in Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich., September 26, 1981 (age 77 years, 94 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jayno W. Adams and Blanche Earl Adams; married, June 22, 1929, to Adeline Clark.
  See also Wikipedia article — Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
  Adams, Clark L. — of Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Republican. Candidate for mayor of Terre Haute, Ind., 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Clayton — of Blairsville, Union County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Adams, Clem L. — of Keweenaw County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Clinton See Charles Clinton Adams
  Adams, Clinton J. — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Mortician; mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1946-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Clyde — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 11th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Adams, Comfort A. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Whig. Postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Cynthia D. — also known as Cynthia Pickett — of Aliso Viejo, Orange County, Calif. Mayor of Aliso Viejo, Calif., 2003, 2007; resigned 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Adams, Cyrus — of Grafton, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1861-63. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Dale — of Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minn. Elected () mayor of Grand Rapids, Minn. 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, Daniel — of Mont Vernon, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1838-41. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Daniel — of Illinois. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Adams, Daniel A. — of Iuka, Tishomingo County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Daniel N. — of Springfield, Sullivan County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 10th District, 1850-52. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Darius — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, David — Whig. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, David A. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 36, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, David A. — of Dragoon, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, David F. — of Laclede County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Laclede County, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Dawn Neptune — Progressive. Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Adams, Deborah Ross — Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit; elected 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, Delbert O. — of Hurst, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Adams, Denise D. — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1996 (alternate), 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Dennis — of El Reno, Canadian County, Okla. Mayor of El Reno, Okla., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Adams, Diane — of Kendallville, Noble County, Ind.; Huntington, Huntington County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2004, 2008; member of Republican National Committee from Indiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Dick See Lytle S. Adams
  Adams, Dickenson See J. Dickenson Adams
  Adams, Dixon G. — of Bellevue, Sarpy County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Donald C. — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Donald E. — of Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Dorman E. — of Caldwell County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Caldwell County, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Duncan See J. Duncan Adams


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