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Adams, J.

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

  Adams, J. A. — Candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. A. — of Washington. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. B. — of El Dorado, Butler County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. Benson — of Summit Hill, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Adams, J. C. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1912, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. Dickenson — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1910, 1918, 1926, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. Duncan — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. E. — of Copperhill, Polk County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. E. — of Santuc, Union County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1944 (alternate), 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. G. See John Gardner Adams
  Adams, J. H. — of Ashburn, Turner County, Ga. Member of Georgia state senate 47th District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. M. — of Alabama. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 6th District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. M. — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. M. — of Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. Pinckney H. — of Fair Haven, Rutland County, Vt. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. R. B. — of Iredell County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Iredell County, 1852-55. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. S. — of Dublin, Laurens County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1904, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. S. — of Gretna, Pittsylvania County, Va. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1924; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1940, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. W. — of Moultrie, Colquitt County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, J. W. — of Macon, Bibb County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Adams, Jack R. See John Richard Adams
  Adams, Jackie Rowe — also known as Jackie R. Adams — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Jackson F. — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of Webster Groves, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Adams, Jacky — of Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for Iowa state senate 41st District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Adams, Jacob J. — of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Candidate for Ohio state house of representatives from Cuyahoga County, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James (1783-1843) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., January 24, 1783. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; lawyer; one of the first nine men to receive the "Endowment" ordinance from Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church; participated in a long-running newspaper battle with Abraham Lincoln, over the transfer of a city lot; probate judge in Illinois, 1830; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1834. Mormon. Member, Freemasons. Died, of cholera, in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Ill., August 11, 1843 (age 60 years, 199 days). Interment at Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds, Nauvoo, Ill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, James — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Postmaster at Peoria, Ill., 1825-26. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James (1810-1880) — of Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass. Born in Charlestown, Middlesex County (now part of Boston, Suffolk County), Mass., February 18, 1810. Mayor of Charlestown, Mass., 1854. Died November 13, 1880 (age 70 years, 269 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Chester Adams and Elizabeth (Watts) Adams.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Adams, James — of California. Member of California state assembly 21st District, 1880-81. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Adams, James — of Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, James — also known as Brud Adams — Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 109th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Adams, James A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 6th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Adams, James Dupont (1887-1966) — also known as James D. Adams — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Born in Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind., July 2, 1887. Democrat. President, Citizens State Bank; among the organizers of Columbia Woolen Mills; publisher, Columbia City Post newspaper; owner of movie theaters; president, Whitley County Telephone Co., 1912-26; cattle breeder; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Rotary; American Bankers Association. Died in August, 1966 (age 79 years, 0 days). Interment at Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City, Ind.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, James E. — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James E. — of Englewood, Arapahoe County, Colo. Democrat. Postmaster at Englewood, Colo., 1933-64 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James F. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 14th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James H. — of Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James Hopkins (1812-1861) — also known as James H. Adams — of Gadsden, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C. Born in Congaree, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., March 15, 1812. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1834-37, 1840-41, 1848-49; member of South Carolina state senate, 1851-54; Presidential Elector for South Carolina, 1852; Governor of South Carolina, 1854-56; delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Richland, 1860-61; died in office 1861. Episcopalian. Died in Columbia, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., July 13, 1861 (age 49 years, 120 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Churchyard, Congaree, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Walker Adams and Mary Goodwyn Adams; married 1832 to Jane Margaret Scott; nephew of Joel Adams II and William Weston Adams (1786-1831); uncle of Henry Walker Adams (1852-1903); grandson of Joel Adams; first cousin of James Uriah Adams and James Pickett Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, James L. (b. 1873) — of Coraopolis, Allegheny County, Pa. Born May 27, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 12th District, 1907-09; member of Pennsylvania state senate 45th District, 1909-12. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James L. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from St. Joseph District, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Adams, James L. (1921-2014) — also known as Jim Adams — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Iron Mountain, Dickinson County, Mich., October 2, 1921. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; electrician; treasurer and president, IBEW Local 292; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1955-74 (District 31 1955-62, District 42 1963-72, District 60-A 1973-74). Lutheran. Swedish ancestry. Member, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Moose. Died in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., August 6, 2014 (age 92 years, 308 days). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis Adams and Signe Adams; married 1954 to Edith Hvambsal.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, James M. — of Barry County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James P. — of Salyersville, Magoffin County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James Pickett (1828-1904) — Born in Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., September 2, 1828. Democrat. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1858-61, 1888-89; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1872. Died in Richland County, S.C., November 1, 1904 (age 76 years, 60 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Churchyard, Congaree, S.C.
  Relatives: Nephew of Joel Adams II and William Weston Adams (1786-1831); uncle of Henry Walker Adams; grandson of Joel Adams; first cousin of James Uriah Adams and James Hopkins Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  Adams, James Q. — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Mayor of Monroe, Mich., 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, James R. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 7th District, 2000, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Adams, James Uriah (1812-1871) — Born in Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., February 12, 1812. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1864. Died in Richland County, S.C., March 7, 1871 (age 59 years, 23 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Churchyard, Congaree, S.C.
  Relatives: Father of Henry Walker Adams; nephew of Joel Adams II and William Weston Adams; grandson of Joel Adams; first cousin of James Hopkins Adams (1812-1861) and James Pickett Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  Adams, James W. — of Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Rensselaer, N.Y., 1926-29. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Janet — of Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Adams, Jayno W. (b. 1870) — of Waterford Township, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Mich., October 16, 1870. Democrat. Farmer; supervisor of Waterford Township, Michigan; defeated, 1904; elected 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jayno Charles Adams (1832-1916) and Helen M. (Ellis) Adams (1840-1934).
  Adams, Jed Cobb (1876-1935) — also known as Jed Adams — of Kaufman, Kaufman County, Tex.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Kaufman, Kaufman County, Tex., January 14, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Kaufman County State's Attorney, 1898-1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1904; Presidential Elector for Texas, 1908; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, 1919. Methodist. Died January 29, 1935 (age 59 years, 15 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Z. T. Adams and Elizabeth (Ratliff) Adams; married, December 1, 1897, to Allie Nash.
  Adams, Jeff Frank — of Blountstown, Calhoun County, Fla. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jefferson A. — Republican. Candidate for Delaware state senate 15th District, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Adams, Jeremiah K. — of Lisbon, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jerome — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford; elected 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jesse — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1813-17, 1840-41, 1844-45; member of North Carolina state senate from Johnston County, 1819-20. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jesse — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jesse — of Gloster, Amite County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jewett William (1835-1920) — also known as Jewett W. Adams; "Ironhub" — of Carson City, Nev. Born in South Hero, Grand Isle County, Vt., August 6, 1835. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, 1874-82; Governor of Nevada, 1883-87; defeated, 1886; superintendent, U.S. Mint at Carson City, 1895-98. Died in Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif., June 18, 1920 (age 84 years, 317 days). Interment at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of William Adams and Nancy (Boardman) Adams; married, January 16, 1878, to Emma E. Lee.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Jim See James L. Adams
Jim Adams Adams, Jim — of Crystal, Hennepin County, Minn. Fire fighter; remodeling and construction business; mayor of Crystal, Minn., 2013-. Still living as of 2014.
  Image source: Adams for Mayor web site
  Adams, Joan — of Camarillo, Ventura County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Adams, Jo-Ann M. — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Joe See Joseph Adams
  Adams, Joe M. — of Cotter, Baxter County, Ark. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joel (1750-1830) — of South Carolina. Born in Virginia, February 4, 1750. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1814-15. Baptist. Died in Congaree, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., July 9, 1830 (age 80 years, 155 days). Interment at St. John's Episcopal Churchyard, Congaree, S.C.
  Relatives: Married to Grace Weston; father of Joel Adams II and William Weston Adams; grandfather of James Uriah Adams, James Hopkins Adams and James Pickett Adams; great-grandfather of Henry Walker Adams; second great-grandfather of Weston Adams II; third great-grandfather of Edward Clarkson Leverette Adams and Robert Adams, (VI; 1963-).
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Joel II (1784-1859) — Born in Congaree, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., March 6, 1784. Planter; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1832-33. Died in Congaree, Richland District (now Richland County), S.C., May 1, 1859 (age 75 years, 56 days). Interment somewhere in Richland County, S.C.
  Relatives: Son of Joel Adams; brother of William Weston Adams (1786-1831); uncle of James Uriah Adams, James Hopkins Adams and James Pickett Adams; granduncle of Henry Walker Adams.
  Political family: Adams family of Congaree, South Carolina.
  Adams, Joel — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Atlantic County, 1845-47. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joel L. — of Laurel Hill, Okaloosa County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
John Adams Adams, John (1735-1826) — also known as "His Rotundity"; "The Duke of Braintree"; "American Cato"; "Old Sink and Swim"; "The Colossus of Independence"; "Father of the American Navy" — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., October 30, 1735. Lawyer; Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1774-78; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1781-88; Great Britain, 1785-88; Vice President of the United States, 1789-97; President of the United States, 1797-1801; defeated (Federalist), 1800; delegate to Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1820. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1900. Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., July 4, 1826 (age 90 years, 247 days). Original interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.; reinterment at United First Parish Church, Quincy, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams (1691-1761) and Susanna (Boylston) Adams (1699-1797); married, October 25, 1764, to Abigail Smith (1744-1818; aunt of William Cranch); father of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith) and John Quincy Adams (1767-1848); grandfather of George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); great-grandfather of John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) and Brooks Adams; second great-grandfather of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); third great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin thrice removed of Edward M. Chapin; first cousin four times removed of Arthur Chapin; first cousin six times removed of Denwood Lynn Chapin; second cousin of Samuel Adams; second cousin once removed of Joseph Allen; second cousin twice removed of John Milton Thayer; second cousin thrice removed of William Vincent Wells; second cousin four times removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Laban Bates and Almur Stiles Whiting; second cousin five times removed of Charles Grenfill Washburn, Lyman Metcalfe Bass and Emerson Richard Boyles; third cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason and George Bailey Loring; third cousin twice removed of Asahel Otis, Erastus Fairbanks, Charles Stetson, Henry Brewster Stanton, Charles Adams, Jr., Isaiah Stetson, Joshua Perkins, Eli Thayer and Bailey Frye Adams; third cousin thrice removed of Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, Caleb Stetson (1801-1885), Oakes Ames, Oliver Ames, Jr., Benjamin W. Waite, Alfred Elisha Ames, George Otis Fairbanks, Austin Wells Holden, Horace Fairbanks, Ebenezer Oliver Grosvenor, Joseph Washburn Yates, Augustus Brown Reed Sprague, Franklin Fairbanks, Erskine Mason Phelps, Arthur Newton Holden, John Alden Thayer, Irving Hall Chase, Isaiah Kidder Stetson and Giles Russell Taggart.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Adams counties in Idaho, Iowa, Miss., Neb., Ohio, Pa., Wash. and Wis. are named for him.
  Mount Adams (second highest peak in the Northeast), in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: John Adams HarperJohn A. CameronJohn A. DixJohn Adams FisherJohn A. TaintorJohn A. GilmerJohn A. PerkinsJohn Adams HymanJohn A. DamonJohn A. LeeJohn A. SandersJohn Adams Hurson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about John Adams: John Ferling, John Adams: A Life — Joseph J. Ellis, The Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams — David McCullough, John Adams — Gore Vidal, Inventing A Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson — John Ferling, Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 — James Grant, John Adams : Party of One
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Adams, John — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1810, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John (1778-1854) — of Greene County, N.Y. Born in Oak Hill, Greene County, N.Y., August 26, 1778. Democrat. Lawyer; Greene County Surrogate, 1810; member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1812-13; U.S. Representative from New York 8th District, 1815, 1833-35. Died in Catskill, Greene County, N.Y., September 25, 1854 (age 76 years, 30 days). Interment at Thomson Street Cemetery, Catskill, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Adams, John — of Richmond, Va. Physician; mayor of Richmond, Va., 1819-26. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John (1819-1908) — of Black Earth, Dane County, Wis. Born in 1819. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1869-70, 1872; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1882-83. Died in 1908 (age about 89 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Black Earth, Wis.
  Relatives: Father of Alva Adams and William Herbert Adams; grandfather of Harry Wilfred Adams (1879-?).
  Political family: Adams family of Pueblo, Colorado.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, John — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1871-72, 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John — of Columbia City, Whitley County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Columbia City, Ind., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John — of Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Vandergrift, Pa., 1913-21. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John — of Guthrie, Logan County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John — of South Rockwood, Monroe County, Mich. Candidate for supervisor of Berlin Township, Michigan, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John, Sr. — of Douglas County, Neb. Member of Nebraska unicameral legislature 5th District; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John — of New Hampshire. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Adams, John — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Florida 12th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Adams, John — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, John — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 45th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, John B. — of Summit Hill, Carbon County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John C. (1836-1900) — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in Tivoli, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1836. Republican. Auctioneer; member of New York state assembly from Orange County 1st District, 1888-90; postmaster. Died in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., January 12, 1900 (age about 63 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Ebenezer Adams.
  Adams, John C. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1897-99, 1905; resigned 1899, 1905; postmaster at Phoenix, Ariz., 1898-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John C. — of Coshocton County, Ohio. Democrat. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Coshocton County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John G., Jr. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John G. B. — of Lynn, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Postmaster at Lynn, Mass., 1877-85. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Gardner (b. 1892) — also known as J. G. Adams — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Born in Boise, Ada County, Idaho, April 14, 1892. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1947-50. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Gardner G. Adams and Mildred H. (Heaston) Adams; married, June 24, 1914, to Lexie Ross.
  Adams, John H. — of New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of New Milford, Connecticut, 1949-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Hurst — of Walton County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Walton County, 1927-28. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John J. — of Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 5th Circuit, 1895-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Joseph (1848-1919) — also known as John J. Adams — of New York. Born in Douglas Town, New Brunswick, September 16, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1883-87 (8th District 1883-85, 7th District 1885-87). Died suddenly, of heart disease (a year after suffering a stroke of paralysis), in the Ansonia Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 16, 1919 (age 70 years, 153 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Adams, John M. — of Sidney, Cheyenne County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1885. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Q. — of River Falls, Pierce County, Wis. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1853, 1863; member of Wisconsin state senate, 1854-56. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Q. — of Biddeford, York County, Maine. Mayor of Biddeford, Maine, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Q. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928; mayor of Uniontown, Pa., 1937. Burial location unknown.
John Quincy Adams Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) — also known as "Old Man Eloquent"; "The Accidental President"; "The Massachusetts Madman" — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., July 11, 1767. Lawyer; U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1794-97; Prussia, 1797-1801; Russia, 1809-14; Great Britain, 1815-17; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1802; U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1803-08; resigned 1808; U.S. Secretary of State, 1817-25; President of the United States, 1825-29; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1831-48 (11th District 1831-33, 12th District 1833-43, 8th District 1843-48); died in office 1848; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1834. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans in 1905. Suffered a stroke while speaking on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, February 21, 1848, and died two days later in the Speaker's office, U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., February 23, 1848 (age 80 years, 227 days). Original interment at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Mass.; reinterment at United First Parish Church, Quincy, Mass.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Son of John Adams and Abigail (Smith) Adams (1744-1818); brother of Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813; who married William Stephens Smith); married, July 26, 1797, to Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852; daughter of Joshua Johnson; sister-in-law of John Pope; niece of Thomas Johnson); father of George Washington Adams and Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886); grandfather of John Quincy Adams and Brooks Adams; great-grandfather of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); second great-grandfather of Thomas Boylston Adams; first cousin of William Cranch; second cousin once removed of Samuel Adams; second cousin twice removed of Edward M. Chapin; second cousin thrice removed of Arthur Chapin; second cousin five times removed of Denwood Lynn Chapin; third cousin of Joseph Allen; third cousin once removed of Samuel Sewall, Josiah Quincy and John Milton Thayer; third cousin twice removed of William Vincent Wells; third cousin thrice removed of Lyman Kidder Bass, Daniel T. Hayden, Arthur Laban Bates and Almur Stiles Whiting; fourth cousin of Jeremiah Mason, Josiah Quincy, Jr. and George Bailey Loring; fourth cousin once removed of Asahel Otis, Erastus Fairbanks, Charles Stetson, Henry Brewster Stanton, Charles Adams, Jr., Isaiah Stetson (1812-1880), Joshua Perkins, Eli Thayer, Bailey Frye Adams and Samuel Miller Quincy.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Greene family of Providence, Rhode Island; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Stetson family of New York and Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: John Smith — Thurlow Weed
  Adams counties in Ill. and Ind. are named for him.
  Mount Quincy Adams, in the White Mountains, Coos County, New Hampshire, is named for him.  — Mount Quincy Adams, on the border between British Columbia, Canada, and Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, is named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: John Q. A. BrackettJohn Q. A. SheldenJ. Q. A. Reber
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books about John Quincy Adams: Paul C. Nagel, John Quincy Adams : A Public Life, a Private Life — Lynn Hudson Parsons, John Quincy Adams — Robert V. Remini, John Quincy Adams — Joseph Wheelan, Mr. Adams's Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams's Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Adams, John Quincy (1833-1894) — of Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 22, 1833. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1866, 1869; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1871, 1879; Straight Out Democratic candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1872; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1873. Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., August 14, 1894 (age 60 years, 326 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) and Abigail Brown (Brooks) Adams; brother of Brooks Adams; married, April 29, 1861, to Fanny Cadwalader Crowninshield (1840-1911; granddaughter of Benjamin Williams Crowninshield); father of Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954); nephew of George Washington Adams; grandson of John Quincy Adams; grandnephew of Benjamin Gorham; granduncle of Thomas Boylston Adams; great-grandson of John Adams, Nathaniel Gorham and Joshua Johnson; great-grandnephew of Thomas Johnson; first cousin of William Everett; first cousin twice removed of William Cranch, Leverett Saltonstall and Richard Saltonstall; first cousin thrice removed of William Lawrence Saltonstall; second cousin once removed of Bradley Tyler Johnson; second cousin thrice removed of Samuel Adams; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Allen; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Sewall and Josiah Quincy; fourth cousin of Edward M. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Thayer and Arthur Chapin (1855-?).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Adams, John Quincy (1837-1913) — also known as John Q. Adams — of Negaunee, Marquette County, Mich. Born in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn., November 2, 1837. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County, 1883-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1892. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights Templar. Died February 25, 1913 (age 75 years, 115 days). Interment at Negaunee Cemetery, Negaunee, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Adams and Lorilla (Hurlburt) Adams.
  Adams, John Quincy (1848-1911) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Lancaster, Coos County, N.H., October 26, 1848. Democrat. Real estate business; raised money to save "The Old Flag House", where Betsy Ross is reputed to have sewed the first American flag; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1896. Methodist. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died, of Bright's disease, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 14, 1911 (age 62 years, 80 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Harvey Adams and Nancy Dustin (Rowell) Adams; married, October 26, 1870, to Marie Adèle Negrin; father of Francis Alexandre Adams; second cousin once removed of Edgar Jacob Adams; third cousin of Charles Hall Adams; third cousin twice removed of Charles Adams, Jr.; third cousin four times removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Adams, John Quincy (b. 1858) — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Born in Prairie Depot, Wood County, Ohio, December 20, 1858. Democrat. Lawyer; Democratic candidate for judge, 1898. Member, Modern Woodmen of America. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John M. Adams and Susannah S. (Lesher) Adams; married, December 1, 1907, to Ruth Thrift.
  Adams, John Quincy — of Amesbury, Essex County, Mass. Socialist. Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903; candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John Quincy (b. 1900) — also known as John Q. Adams — of Harlingen, Cameron County, Tex. Born in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla., June 7, 1900. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1944 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Lions; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John R. — of Takoma Park, Montgomery County, Md. Mayor of Takoma Park, Md., 1936-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John R. — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Democratic candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1966 (90th District), 1968 (90th District), 1970 (90th District), 1974 (primary, 92nd District). Still living as of 1974.
  Adams, John Richard (1895-1975) — also known as Jack R. Adams — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va. Born in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., August 10, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1935-36, 1941-42, 1955-56, 1965-66; resigned 1936; defeated, 1942, 1956, 1960, 1966; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1946; mayor of Wheeling, W.Va., 1955-59. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Farm Bureau; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in November, 1975 (age 80 years, 0 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Effie Russell (Updegraff) Adams (1865-1959) and Archibald Lynn 'Archie' Adams (1867-1928); married, April 18, 1928, to Helen McCoid; married to Frances Grant.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, John Robert — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Honorary Vice-Consul for Norway in Port Arthur, Tex., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John S. — of Easton, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 10th District, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John S. — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Postmaster at Jacksonville, Fla., 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John S. — of Cumberland County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Cumberland County, 1877-79. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John T. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1864. Burial location unknown.
John Taylor Adams Adams, John Taylor (1862-1939) — also known as John T. Adams — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, December 22, 1862. Republican. Door and sash manufacturer; member of Republican National Committee from Iowa, 1912-24; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1921-24; Vice-Chair of Republican National Committee, 1917-21; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1924. Died, following a heart attack, in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, October 28, 1939 (age 76 years, 310 days). Interment at Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Shubael Pratt Adams (1817-1894) and Diana R. (Taylor) Adams; married, May 19, 1902, to Winifred Rose (1878-1943).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Adams, John Taylor (1873-1942) — also known as John T. Adams — of Denver, Colo. Born in LaPorte, LaPorte County, Ind., December 25, 1873. Republican. Lawyer; justice of Colorado state supreme court, 1925-35; chief justice of Colorado Supreme Court, 1931-35. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1942 (age about 68 years). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Leander Adams and Nannie (Pressly) Adams; married, May 29, 1902, to Sue E. Raber.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, John W. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John W. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 9th Circuit, 1900-08; resigned 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John W. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, John William — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 36th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Jonathan — of Cleveland, White County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Adams, Jordan — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, Joseph — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1928 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joseph — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Adams, Joseph — also known as Joe Adams — of University City, St. Louis County, Mo. Mayor of University City, Mo.; elected 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Adams, Joseph B. — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joseph E. — of Jennings, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis County 1st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joseph H. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1900-02; defeated, 1902, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joseph Henry (c.1859-1924) — also known as Joseph H. Adams — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Washington, D.C., about 1859. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1904. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the Revolution. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., August 19, 1924 (age about 65 years). Interment somewhere in Washington, D.C.
  Adams, Joseph M. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Joseph P. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Burlington County, 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Josiah — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Josiah G. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1888, 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Juan R. — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Vice-Consul for Uruguay in Port Arthur & Sabine Pass, Tex., 1902-07. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Julius J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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