Biography of Myron J. Adams
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Adams, Myron J., was born in Troy, N. Y., November 10, 1872. He was educated in the public schools of Troy and the Troy Business College. He has had a variety of occupations. On January 1, 1894, he was made secretary and treasurer of the Troy Carriage Works here: he had been nominally so for some time. He is also a dealer in the talking machine, graphophones, and cuckoo clocks, having a large assortment and variety on hand continually. His father, Charles H., was born in Troy in 1845; he was educated in the public schools, and was in business with Fuller & Warren in manufacturing stoves for several years. He was internal revenue collector for several years. About 1876 he became associated with J. T. & P. Pine with a Mr. Dunham in the collar and cuff business until 1878. He married Ida E. Viets of the town of Schaghticoke, by whom he has had three children: Myron J. (the subject of this sketch), Lottie E., and Kate, who died in infancy. Mr. Adams died August 2, 1878; his widow survives at this date (1896). The ancestry of the family is German and New England stock.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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