George H. Adams

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George Herbert Adams
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President of the New Hampshire Senate
In office
January 4, 1905 – 1907
Preceded by Charles W. Hoitt
Succeeded by John Scammon
Member of the New Hampshire Senate
In office
1905–1907
Member of the New Hampshire Senate
In office
1889–1889
Solicitor of
Grafton County, New Hampshire
In office
April 1, 1895 – 1899
Member of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives
Personal details
Born May 18, 1851
Campton, New Hampshire
Died November 18, 1911
Plymouth, New Hampshire
Resting place Trinity Cemetery, Holderness, New Hampshire
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sarah Katherine Smith, m. January 14, 1877
Children Walter Blair Adams, George Herbert Adams, Jr.

George Herbert Adams (May 18, 1851 November 18, 1911) was an American Republican politician and lawyer who served as the President of the New Hampshire Senate.[1]

Adams was born in Campton, New Hampshire, May 18, 1851, the only child of Isaac L. and Louisa C. (Blair) Adams.[1][2]

After he graduated from Dartmouth College in 1873, Adams spent a year as the principal of the high school of Marlborough, Massachusetts. In January 1874, Adams entered the law office of Henry W. Blair in Plymouth, New Hampshire to study the law. Adams studied law until he was admitted to the Bar, during the September 1876 term of the New Hampshire Supreme Court at Grafton County, New Hampshire.[1]

On January 14, 1877, Adams married Sarah Katherine Smith of Meredith, New Hampshire. They had two children, Walter Blair Adams born December 13, 1887, and George Herbert Adams, Jr., born April 12, 1890.[1]

Adams was a delegate from Campton at the 1876 New Hampshire Constitutional Convention, and he was to elected to represent Plymouth in the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1883, and to the New Hampshire Senate in 1889 and 1905, and in 1905 he was chosen the President of the New Hampshire Senate. Adams was twice elected the Solicitor of Grafton County, New Hampshire, serving for four years starting April 1, 1895.[1][2]

Adams died in Plymouth, New Hampshire November 18, 1911,[2] and is buried in Trinity Cemetery, Holderness, New Hampshire.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Burleigh, Alvin (1915). "Proceedings of the Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire at Its Annual Meeting" 3 (4). Concord, New Hampshire: Bar Association of the State of New Hampshire. pp. 417–423. 
  2. ^ a b c Henry H. Metcalf, ed. (October 1911). "The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History, Biography, Literature, and State Progress". XLIII (10). Concord, New Hampshire: The Granite Monthly Company. p. 380. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles W. Hoitt
President of the New Hampshire Senate
January 4, 1905-January 2, 1907
Succeeded by
John Scammon