ADAMS, William F., auto body painting and trimming; born, Fort Plain, N. Y., Mar. 21, 1857; son of Robert B.
and Prances H. (Young) Adams; educated in Fort Plain public schools until 12 years of age; married, at Cleveland,
Apr. 25, 1881, Susan G. Harpham; two children: Robert H., S. Louise. Engaged in the dry goods business for forty
years as salesman, buyer and manager; partner and office manager for Knell & Adams, auto body painting and
trimming, since Feb. 1, 1909. Democrat. Universalist; trustee Church of Our Father. Member Detroit Board of Commerce,
New York Society of Detroit, Ohio Society of Detroit. 32° Mason (Chapter, Commandery and Consistory). Clubs:
Detroit Athletic, Noontide. Recreation: literature. Office: 1045 Jefferson Ave. E. Residence: 56 Pingree Ave.
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit
Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Wayne County, Michigan Biographies
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