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Adams, G to I

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

  Adams, Gabriel — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pa., 1847-49. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Gary — of Rosedale, Baltimore County, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state house of delegates District 7, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Adams, Geoffrey A. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 94th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, George — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Postmaster at Pittsburgh, Pa., 1796-1801 (acting, 1796). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George (1784-1844) — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky.; Natchez, Adams County, Miss.; Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Born in Lynchburg, Va., August 1, 1784. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1810-11, 1814; Mississippi state attorney general, 1828-29; U.S. Attorney for Mississippi, 1830-36; U.S. District Judge for Mississippi, 1836-38; resigned 1838. Died in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., August 14, 1844 (age 60 years, 13 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Miss.
  Relatives: Father of William Wirt Adams (1819-1888).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, George — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
George A. Adams Adams, George A. (1849-1936) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Morgantown, Morgan County, Ind., June 4, 1849. Republican. Mayor of Lincoln, Neb., 1903-05. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., May 2, 1936 (age 86 years, 333 days). Interment somewhere in Morgantown, Ind.
  Image source: City of Lincoln
  Adams, George Bethune (1845-1911) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 3, 1845. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; merchant; lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1901-11; died in office 1911. Member, Union League. Died in Hague, Warren County, N.Y., October 9, 1911 (age 66 years, 189 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew W. Adams and Mary A. Adams; married, July 12, 1904, to Helen Jean Balfour (director, New York Women's League for Animals).
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Adams, George E. — of Bryan, Brazos County, Tex. Mayor of Bryan, Tex., 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George Everett (1840-1917) — also known as George E. Adams — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Keene, Cheshire County, N.H., June 18, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 6th District, 1881-83; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1883-91; defeated, 1890. Died in Peterborough, Hillsborough County, N.H., October 5, 1917 (age 77 years, 109 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Peterborough, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Adams and Louise Ruth (Redington) Adams; married, November 30, 1871, to Adele Foster.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, George H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Antofagasta, as of 1938-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George Herbert (b. 1851) — also known as George H. Adams — of Plymouth, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Campton, Grafton County, N.H., May 18, 1851. Republican. Lawyer; president, Pemigewasset National Bank; trustee, Plymouth Guaranty Savings Bank; director, Pemigewasset Valley Railroad; director, White Mountain Telephone Co.; director, Plymouth Electric Light Co.; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1876; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1883-84; member of New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1899-1900, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac L. Adams and Louisa C. (Blair) Adams; married, June 14, 1877, to Sarah Katherine Smith.
  Adams, George L. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1912, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George L. — of Rhode Island. Communist. Candidate for Rhode Island state attorney general, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George M. (1872-1959) — of Crawford, Dawes County, Neb. Born October 16, 1872. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1907; member of Nebraska state senate, 1917. Died October 16, 1959 (age 87 years, 0 days). Interment at Crawford Cemetery, Crawford, Neb.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, George Madison (1837-1920) — of Winchester, Clark County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., December 20, 1837. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Kentucky, 1867-75 (8th District 1867-73, 9th District 1873-75); defeated, 1874; Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1875-1881; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1887-91. Died April 6, 1920 (age 82 years, 108 days). Interment at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Ky.
  Relatives: Nephew of Green Adams (1812-1884).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, George W. — of Rumsey, McLean County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, George W. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1911-13. Burial location unknown.
George Washington Adams Adams, George Washington (1801-1829) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Berlin, Germany, April 12, 1801. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1826. En route to New York City aboard the Benjamin Franklin, he apparently killed himself by jumping from the ship and drowning, in Long Island Sound, June 9, 1829 (age 28 years, 58 days). His body washed ashore a few days later. Interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Relatives: Son of John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) and Louisa Catherine (Johnson) Adams (1775-1852); brother of Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); married to Mary Freeland; uncle of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; grandson of John Adams and Joshua Johnson; grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; granduncle of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); great-granduncle of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin once removed of William Cranch (1769-1855); 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; fourth cousin of John Milton Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr., George Bailey Loring and William Vincent Wells.
  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 — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: National Park Service
  Adams, George Z. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 28th District, 1986, 1988, 1990. Still living as of 1990.
  Adams, Gordon — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Mayor of Norfolk, Neb., 2000-. Still living as of 2000.
  Adams, Green (1812-1884) — of Barbourville, Knox County, Ky. Born in Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., August 20, 1812. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1839; Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1844; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 6th District, 1847-49, 1859-61; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1851-56. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 18, 1884 (age 71 years, 151 days). Interment at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  Relatives: Uncle of George Madison Adams (1837-1920).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, H. Amelia (1850-1924) — also known as Hester Amelia Noyes — of Jay, Franklin County, Maine. Born in Dorchester, Norfolk County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., May 27, 1850. Postmaster at Jay, Maine, 1915-17. Female. Died in 1924 (age about 74 years). Interment at Jay Hill Cemetery, Jay, Maine.
  Relatives: Married, December 31, 1874, to Alvarus Payson Adams (1844-1920).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, H. H. — of New Mexico. New Mexico state auditor, 1987-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Adams, H. Mat — of Metuchen, Middlesex County, N.J.; Edison, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Adams, H. W., Jr. — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 1931-33. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Hamilton — of Ashland, Schuylkill County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Ashland, Pa., 1861-64. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Hamilton M. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Huntington, W.Va., 1889-94. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Hamlet B. — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Coldwater, Mich., 1866-69. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Hardy — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Harry E. — of New Cumberland, Cumberland County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at New Cumberland, Pa., 1967-77. Still living as of 1977.
  Adams, Harry Wilfred (b. 1879) — also known as Harry W. Adams — of Beloit, Rock County, Wis. Born in Blanchardville, Lafayette County, Wis., February 13, 1879. Lawyer; chairman, Dell Food Specialty Co.; director, Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co.; mayor of Beloit, Wis., 1914-18. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; American Academy of Political and Social Science; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; Woodmen; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John A. Adams and Alice B. (Collie) Adams; married, June 15, 1904, to Prudence M. Bennett; nephew of Alva Adams and William Herbert Adams (1861-1954); grandson of John Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Pueblo, Colorado.
  Adams, Heber W. — of Louisiana, Pike County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Pike County, 1935-36. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Henderson — of North Carolina. North Carolina state auditor, 1868-73. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Henry — Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery and Hamilton counties, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Henry — of Monticello, Green County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1848; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1866-69. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Henry — of North Canton, Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at North Canton, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Henry Cullen (1850-1906) — also known as Henry C. Adams — of Madison, Dane County, Wis. Born in Verona, Oneida County, N.Y., November 28, 1850. Republican. Dairy farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1883-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1888; Wisconsin Dairy and Food Commissioner, 1895-1902; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1903-06; died in office 1906. Died, from intestinal illness, in Auditorium Hotel, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 9, 1906 (age 55 years, 223 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Adams and Caroline Melissa Adams; married, October 15, 1878, to Anna B. Norton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Henry Lee, Jr. (b. 1945) — of Florida. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., April 8, 1945. Lawyer; assistant public defender; circuit judge in Florida 4th Circuit, 1979-93; U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, 1993-. African ancestry. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Adams, Henry Walker (1852-1903) — Born in Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., December 5, 1852. Member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1894-96. Died in Richland County, S.C., March 3, 1903 (age 50 years, 88 days). Interment somewhere in Richland County, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Uriah Adams; nephew of James Hopkins Adams (1812-1861) and James Pickett Adams; grandnephew of Joel Adams II and William Weston Adams; great-grandson of Joel Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  Adams, Herbert — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Maine, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Adams, Herbert C. — of Belmont, Belknap County, N.H. Republican. Elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Belmont 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Herbert E. — of Gilsum, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 13th District, 1909-10. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Herman H. — of Belgrade, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 7th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Hobart M. (1872-1971) — of Greenfield, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born February 2, 1872. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Greenfield, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Greenfield, 1956; elected New Hampshire state house of representatives from Greenfield 1956. Died February 19, 1971 (age 99 years, 17 days). Interment at Greenvale Cemetery, Greenfield, N.H.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Homer Mat — of Illinois. Democrat. University of Illinois trustee; elected 1936; candidate for Illinois state treasurer, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Horatio N. — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Goshen; elected 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Howard — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1971-74. Still living as of 1974.
  Adams, Howard Hanson (1891-1971) — also known as Howard H. Adams — of Eastville, Northampton County, Va. Born in Harborton, Accomack County, Va., December 18, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; bank director; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1934-65; candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956. Methodist. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Shriners. Died December 3, 1971 (age 79 years, 350 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Lawrence Adams and Effie Lee (Evans) Adams; married to Mabel E. Bruitt.
  Adams, Hugh M. — of Marlboro, Windham County, Vt. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Marlboro, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Hugh W. — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ira — of Bellaire, Antrim County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1911-13. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Ira H. — of Derry, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Irma M. — of Hammonton, Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Irving — of Wilsonville, Thompson, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Wilsonville, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Isaac — of Oakland County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Isaac — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Isaac C. — of Patrick County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Patrick County, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Isaac H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Isaac M. — of Ravenswood, Jackson County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Ravenswood, W.Va., 1902-11. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Isaiah — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Israel S. — of Somers Point, Atlantic County, N.J. Born in New Jersey. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1865-81. Burial location unknown.


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