Biography of George A. Adams
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Adams, George A., was born in Springfield, April 3, 1850. His father, Gardner Adams, was a native of Franklin, Norfolk county, where John Adams settled in 1701. Gardner Adams married Eunice R., daughter of Alfred and Electa Darling. and through live was identified in mercantile pursuits. George A. Adams was educated in the public schools, Harvard and Tufts Colleges, teaching school two years in Goddard Seminary, Barre, Vt. He was admitted to the bar May 8, 1873 at Dedham and opened his practice in Attleborough the same year. November 30, 1871, he married Clara I. Gowen and they have one daughter, May S., and one son, Charles G. Mr. Adams is one of the conservative men of Bristol county, for nine years member and chairman of the School Committee; five years one of the Selectmen; chairman for several years of the Prudential Committee of the fire district; and was representative in the Legislature in 1884-85, serving on the judiciary and probate committees.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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