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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, E. B. — of Telluride, San Miguel County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1916 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, E. P. — U.S. Vice Consul in Lahaina, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Earl Clinton (1892-1986) — also known as Earl C. Adams — of San Marino, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., May 12, 1892. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1960, 1964 (alternate); treasurer of California Republican Party, 1967. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Legion. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., March 31, 1986 (age 93 years, 323 days). Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of John F. Adams and Alice (Sinclair) Adams; married, October 14, 1922, to Ilse Downey (1896-1991).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Eben — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at New Rochelle, N.Y., 1909-15. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ed L. — of Minden, Kearney County, Neb. District judge in Nebraska 10th District, 1900-08. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Edgar J. — of Eugene, Lane County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Edgar Jacob (1866-1944) — also known as Edgar J. Adams — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; Eugene, Lane County, Ore.; Washington, D.C. Born in Branch County, Mich., August 6, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 1st District, 1897-1900; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1899-1900; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 16th District, 1907-08; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1920, 1924, 1928. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in Washington, D.C., May 23, 1944 (age 77 years, 291 days). Entombed at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Md.
  Relatives: Son of George Oliver Adams (1835-1900) and Margaret Catherine 'Maggie' (Miller) Adams (1837-1928); married, March 15, 1888, to Alta Roop; second cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams; third cousin of Francis Alexandre Adams (1874-1975); third cousin once removed of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin thrice 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, Edgar Lyman (b. 1857) — also known as Edgar L. Adams — of Marathon, Cortland County, N.Y. Born in Marathon, Cortland County, N.Y., April 27, 1857. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; banker; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lyman Adams and Ruth (Squires) Adams; married, May 13, 1879, to Ella V. Courtney.
  Adams, Edrick, Jr. (1844-1912) — of Panton, Addison County, Vt. Born in Panton, Addison County, Vt., December 4, 1844. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; marble and granite dealer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Panton, 1888. Died in Panton, Addison County, Vt., July 15, 1912 (age 67 years, 224 days). Interment at Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Edrick Adams (1810-1882) and Marion Helen Adams; married to Annetta Curler (1846-1923).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Edson — of California. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 9th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Adams, Edward Clarkson Leverette (1876-1946) — also known as Ned Adams — Born in Richland County, S.C., January 5, 1876. Physician; farmer; author; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, 1916, 1922; served in the U.S. Army during World War I. Died in Richland County, S.C., November 1, 1946 (age 70 years, 300 days). Interment somewhere in Richland County, S.C.
  Relatives: Third great-grandson of Joel Adams (1750-1830).
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  Adams, Edward E. — of Christian County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 40th District, 1920-22. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Edward L., Jr. — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for University of Illinois trustee, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Edward L. Adams Adams, Edward Le Grand (1851-1928) — also known as Edward L. Adams — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Born in Clarence, Erie County, N.Y., January 3, 1851. Republican. Newspaper editor; oil producer; New York State Tax Commissioner, 1895-98; U.S. Consul General in Stockholm, 1902-09; U.S. Consul in Dublin, 1909-19; Sherbrooke, 1920-24. Died in Booterstown, County Dublin, Ireland, October 2, 1928 (age 77 years, 273 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin T. Adams and Janet (Gibson) Adams; married, January 22, 1879, to Kate L. Atwater.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1919)
  Adams, Edward R. — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 15th District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Adams, Edwin — of South Norwalk (now part of Norwalk), Fairfield County, Conn. Mayor of South Norwalk, Conn., 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Elaine — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, Elbert Garnette (1889-1954) — also known as Elbert G. Adams — of Livingston, Merced County, Calif. Born in Colorado, August 10, 1889. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944. Died in Merced County, Calif., February 25, 1954 (age 64 years, 199 days). Interment at Evergreen Memorial Park, Merced, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Henry Adams; married to Maymie Hamlett (1889-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Eldbridge — of Rutland, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Eli — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Weston, 1827, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Elisha — of Brooklyn, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brooklyn, 1826, 1832, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ella C. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Elmer — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Insurance business; candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Adams, Elmer Bragg (1842-1916) — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in North Pomfret, Pomfret, Windsor County, Vt., October 27, 1842. Lawyer; circuit judge in Missouri, 1879-84; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1895-1905; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1905-16; died in office 1916. Presbyterian. Died, from cerebral edema, in St. Louis, Mo., October 24, 1916 (age 73 years, 363 days). Interment somewhere in Woodstock, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Jarvis Adams and Eunice (Mitchell) Adams; married, November 10, 1870, to Emma Richmond.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Adams, Elmer Ellsworth (1861-1950) — also known as Elmer E. Adams — of Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minn. Born in Waterbury, Washington County, Vt., December 31, 1861. Newspaper editor; banker; milling business; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1905-10, 1915-16, 1919-20 (District 59 1905-10, District 50 1915-16, 1919-20); member of Minnesota state senate 50th District, 1931-34, 1939-42; defeated, 1934. Died in Otter Tail County, Minn., June 24, 1950 (age 88 years, 175 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of D. K. Adams and Olive Anne (Hale) Adams; married to Fanny Cowles (1859-1937) and Mary Louise Compton (1869-1957).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, Elnathan Benjamin (b. 1881) — also known as Elnathan B. Adams — of Walworth County, S.Dak.; Hot Springs, Fall River County, S.Dak. Born in West Haven, Rutland County, Vt., May 21, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1908-10, 1914-16; Walworth County State's Attorney, 1910-12; Fall River County State's Attorney, 1916-20; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Christian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Elks; Modern Woodmen of America; Kiwanis; American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benajah P. Adams and Emma S. (Benjamin) Adams; married, June 25, 1907, to Lillian Grace Hall.
  Adams, Elvis — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Emory Lovick — of Towns County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Towns County, 1931-32, 1947-48. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Eric Leroy (b. 1960) — also known as Eric L. Adams — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., September 1, 1960. Democrat. Police officer; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1994; member of New York state senate 20th District, 2007-13; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2008; borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 2014-. African ancestry. Still living as of 2020.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Adams, Ernest A. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ernest G. — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ernestine — of Crescent, Logan County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Estelle — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Adams, Ezra, Jr. — of Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canton, 1825, 1830, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ezra C. (b. 1823) — of Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born in 1823. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Kalamazoo County 1st District, 1861-62, 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, F. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, F. F. — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Mayor of Erie, Pa., 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Fay C. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Floyd, Jr. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996; mayor of Savannah, Ga., 1996-2003. African ancestry. Still living as of 2003.
  Adams, Floyd J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 4th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Frances Smith (b. 1907) — also known as Frances S. Adams; Frances Smith — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Born in Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H., December 20, 1907. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1956; member of Democratic National Committee from New Hampshire, 1956-58. Female. Member, League of Women Voters. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Smith and Mary (Lynch) Smith; married, June 27, 1942, to Lawrence J. Adams.
  Adams, Francis — of District of Columbia. U.S. Consul in Trieste, 1819-21; U.S. Commercial Agent (Consul) in Matanzas, 1823-25. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Francis Alexandre (1874-1975) — also known as Francis A. Adams — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Stuart, Martin County, Fla. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., May 11, 1874. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; newspaper editor; author; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1908. Episcopalian. Member, Theta Delta Chi. Died in Stuart, Martin County, Fla., September 24, 1975 (age 101 years, 136 days). Interment at All Saints Cemetery, Jensen Beach, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1848-1911) and Marie Adéle (Négrin) Adams; married to Mary Gertrude Barton (1879-1960); third cousin of Edgar Jacob Adams; third cousin once removed of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin thrice 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, Francis D. (1838-1899) — of Groton, Brown County, S.Dak. Born in Waterbury, Washington County, Vt., February 21, 1838. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; banker; member of South Dakota state senate 33rd District, 1893-94. Died January 17, 1899 (age 60 years, 330 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 15, 1871, to Jane Ashley.
  Adams, Francis E. — of Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Ark. Republican. Postmaster at Fort Smith, Ark., 1864-67. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Francis G. — of Oxford, Chester County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Oxford, Pa., 1888-90. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Francis William Holbrook (1904-1990) — also known as Francis W. H. Adams — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y., June 26, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1935; New York City Police Commissioner, 1954-55. Catholic. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Delta Theta Phi. Died, from heart failure, in the Devon Manor convalescent home, Devon, Chester County, Pa., April 20, 1990 (age 85 years, 298 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert A. Adams (c.1870-1954) and Frances (Bennett) Adams; married, June 21, 1930, to Katherine Quinn.
  Adams, Frank (b. 1856) — of Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colo. Born in Iowa County, Wis., August 29, 1856. Democrat. Merchant; cattle trader; mayor of Gunnison, Colo., 1884; postmaster; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1892 (member, Committee to Notify Nominees); national bank examiner, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Frank — of Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Frank E. — Member of Minnesota state senate 41st District, 1963-66. Still living as of 1966.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, Frank H. — of Paul, Minidoka County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Frank Pollard (1908-1982) — also known as Frank P. Adams — of Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., November 25, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1968, 1972; treasurer of California Republican Party, 1971-73. Protestant. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Delta Tau Delta; American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution. Died in June, 1982 (age 73 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edson Adams and Jessie (Fox) Adams; married, September 9, 1950, to Analisa Bosche.
  Adams, Frank T. — of Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa. Burgess of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Frank W. Adams Adams, Frank W. (1854-1930) — of Bolivar, Polk County, Mo. Born in Hayes, Middlesex, England, October 11, 1854. Republican. Mayor of Bolivar, Mo., 1890; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Polk County, 1921-22. Died, from diabetes and encephalitis, in Bolivar, Polk County, Mo., July 12, 1930 (age 75 years, 274 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Bolivar, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Adams and Jane Hannah (Hitchcock) Adams; married, October 29, 1884, to Jennie Oakey.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Missouri Official Manual 1921-22
  Adams, Franklin — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Whig. Postmaster at Akron, Ohio, 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Franklin P. — of Weston, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Fred C. — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Frederick C. — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 15th District, 1961; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 15th District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Adams, Frederick C. — of Edgewater Park, Burlington County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


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