Clyde W. Adams is a representative business man of Ebensburg, where he is engaged in the coal business. He was
born in Johnstown, Sept. 10, 1889, and is the son of James D. and Mary (Galbreath) Adams.
James D. Adams, who is engaged in the mercantile business in Johnstown, is a native of Cambria County, as is also
his wife. They have four children: C. W., the subject of this sketch; Elsie, lives at Milford, Del.; Jennie, lives
in Johnstown; L. H., lives at Ocala, Fla.; and Janet B., Eva, Irene, Earl, deceased.
C. W. Adams spent his boyhood in Johnstown and attended the public schools. He was a member of the Johnstown police
force for 14 years before establishing his present business in Ebensburg.
On Oct. 18, 1916, Mr. Adams was united in marriage with Miss Pearl Hershberger, of Somerset County, Pa., the daughter
of Joseph Hershberger, natives of Somerset County, Pa., and now residents of Conemaugh, R. D. Mr. and Mrs. Adams
have three children: Earl C., Janet Louise and Helen Irene.
Politically Mr. Adams is a Republican and he and his family hold membership in the Presbyterian Church.
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Cambria County Pennsylvania Biographies
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