Frederick Upham Adams

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Adams was the co-editor of the monthly social reform magazine The New Time in 1897 and 1898.

Frederick Upham Adams (December 10, 1859 – August 28, 1921) was a noted inventor and author. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an American Civil War veteran/mechanical engineer, and died on August 28, 1921 at Larchmont, New York. In 1886 he invented the electric light post.[1]


  • John Burt
  • The Kidnapped Millionaires
  • John Henry Smith: A Humorous Romance of Outdoor Life (Doubleday, Page & Company,1905)[2]
    • Republished as President John Smith (1971)


  • Johnson, Allen, ed. Dictionary of American Biography. New York:Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936.
  1. ^ Leonard, John William; Marquis, Albert Nelson, eds. (1908), Who's who in America 5, Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, Incorporated, p. 9. 
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