Samuel Hunter Adams

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Samuel Hunter Adams
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21st Mayor of Calgary
In office
January 2, 1923 – December 31, 1926
Preceded by Robert Colin Marshall
Succeeded by George Harry Webster
Personal details
Born September 3, 1878
near Dundas, Ontario
Died December 10, 1975(1975-12-10) (aged 97)
Ganges, British Columbia

Samuel Hunter Adams (September 3, 1878[1] – December 10, 1975)[2] was the 21st mayor of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

City of Calgary Mayor, 1921 January 3 - 1923 January 2 City of Calgary Alderman, 1916 January 3 - 1920 December 31

Adams was elected Alderman on 1915 December 6 and served in that capacity for five consecutive terms.

He made a successful bid for the Mayoralty in 1920 against opponent Isaac Ruttle. As Mayor, Adams' biggest challenge was in dealing with the city's serious post-War unemployment. [3]


Preceded by
Robert Colin Marshall
Mayor of Calgary
Succeeded by
George Harry Webster