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Adams, K to N

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

  Adams, Karen — of Lake Odessa, Ionia County, Mich. U.S. Taxpayers candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 2004; U.S. Taxpayers candidate for Michigan state board of education, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, Kathleen — of Reston, Fairfax County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Adams, Kelly — of Clinton, Laurens County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Ken — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 14th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Adams, Ken — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 5th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Adams, Kenneth H. — of North Baltimore, Wood County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Kent — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 21st District, 1992, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Adams, Kinchen Q. — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1825-27. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Kirk (born c.1973) — of Mesa, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born about 1973. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, L. E. (1913-1980) — also known as Barney Adams — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Born in Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa, September 21, 1913. President, National Foods, Inc.; director, Midwestern Beef, Inc.; director, Prairie Maid Meat Products; director, Platte Valley Packing Co.; member of Nebraska railway commission 3rd District, 1970-71; appointed 1970. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in August, 1980 (age 66 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, May 28, 1933, to Helene L. Ainsworth.
  Adams, Larry — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Adams, Larry — of Logan, Phillips County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Leo G. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 44-B, 1975-80. Still living as of 1980.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Adams, Levi (1762-1831) — of New York. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., December 30, 1762. Member of New York state senate Eastern District, 1818-22. Died in Martinsburg, Lewis County, N.Y., June 18, 1831 (age 68 years, 170 days). Interment at East Road Cemetery, Lowville, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Llewelyn Sherman (1899-1986) — also known as Sherman Adams; "The Abominable No Man"; "The Great Stone Face" — of Lincoln, Grafton County, N.H. Born in East Dover, Dover, Windham County, Vt., January 8, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lumberman; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1941-44; Speaker of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, 1943-44; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1944, 1952 (speaker); U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1945-47; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Lincoln, 1948; Governor of New Hampshire, 1949-53; defeated, 1946; assistant to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-58; forced to resign in 1958 following disclosure that he had accepted gifts from a Boston businessman seeking preferred treatment from federal agencies. Episcopalian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Shriners; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Grange; Elks; Society of Colonial Wars; Foresters. Died in Hanover, Grafton County, N.H., October 27, 1986 (age 87 years, 292 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Lincoln, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Clyde A. Adams and Winnie Marian (Sherman) Adams; married, July 28, 1923, to Rachael Leona White.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Lloyd See W. Lloyd Adams
  Adams, Louis W. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Louretta — of California. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 10th District, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Luther — of Halifax, Windham County, Vt. Member of Vermont state house of representatives from Halifax, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Luther C. — of Aurora, Lawrence County, Mo. Postmaster at Aurora, Mo., 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Luther W. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Lyell Thompson (1837-1892) — also known as Lyell T. Adams — of New York. Born in Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y., December 26, 1837. Republican. Minister; U.S. Consul in Malta, 1875-76; Geneva, 1879-84; Horgen, 1889-91. Presbyterian. Bequeathed $4,000 to Yale University. Died in Horgen, Switzerland, May 24, 1892 (age 54 years, 150 days). Interment at Wiltwyck Cemetery, Kingston, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. James Adams (1801-1857) and Frances Maria (Thompson) Adams (1805-1893); first cousin of John Thompson Hoffman (1828-1888).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Lytle S. — also known as Dick Adams — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1951-54, 1957-58. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Mabel H. — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Adams, Maitland See A. Maitland Adams
  Adams, Margaret — of Petoskey, Emmet County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Adams, Margaret H. — of Bedminster, Bucks County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Adams, Marjorie — of Dublin, Laurens County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Adams, Mary See Williana Jones Burroughs
  Adams, Mary H. — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Republican. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Mary L. — of Columbia, Richland County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Mat See H. Mat Adams
  Adams, Matthew — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1821-22, 1825, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Maxwell W. — of Dannebrog, Howard County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1925-29. Burial location unknown.
Melvin O. Adams Adams, Melvin Ohio (1850-1920) — also known as Melvin O. Adams — of Ashburnham, Worcester County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Ashburnham, Worcester County, Mass., November 7, 1850. Republican. Lawyer; took part in the legal defense of Lizzie Borden, charged in 1892-93 with the murder of her parents in Fall River, Mass.; president, Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad; vice-president, Liberty Trust Co.; trustee, Dartmouth College; U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, 1905-06. Died August 9, 1920 (age 69 years, 276 days). Interment at Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery, Ashburnham, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Adams and Dolly Winship (Whitney) Adams; married, January 20, 1874, to Mary Colony.
  Image source: Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (1895)
  Adams, Michael Williams — Democrat. Presidential Elector for California, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Adams, Milward (1857-1923) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Lexington, Fayette County, Ky., January 6, 1857. Theater manager; Consul for Siam in Chicago, Ill., 1906-21. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 18, 1923 (age 66 years, 163 days). Entombed at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel L. Adams and Mary (Cunningham) Adams; married, August 23, 1883, to Florence James Charles (1863-1910).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Adams, Monroe — of North Carolina. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 9th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Morris — of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Adams, N. A. — of Kansas. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Nancy — of Coconut Grove, Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Adams, Ned See Edward Clarkson Leverette Adams
  Adams, Nehemiah T. — of Griswold, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 8th District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Newell B. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Wethersfield, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Adams, Nichole — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Adams, Norman — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Adams, Norman Whittlesey (1894-1968) — also known as Norman W. Adams — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Born in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, February 2, 1894. Republican. President and owner, Adams Insurance Agency; director, Electric City Realty; director, Youngstown Foundry and Machine Co.; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 19th District, 1946. Presbyterian. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Delta Upsilon; Freemasons; Elks; Rotary. Died in November, 1968 (age 74 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred W. Adams and Olive M. (Palmiter) Adams; married, December 16, 1931, to Harriett M. Rex.


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