Benjamin F. Adams

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Benjamin Franklin Adams (December 4, 1822 - February 6, 1902) was an American farmer and politician.

Born in Vernon, New York, Adams graduated from Hamilton College in 1845. He taught Greek at Hamilton Academy. Adams moved to Wisconsin Territory in 1846 and lived in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. Adams then settled in the town of Pleasant Springs, Wisconsin. He served in the Wisconsin State Assembly as a Republican in 1862 and 1872. He died in Madison, Wisconsin.[1][2]


  1. ^ 'Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin at its 50th Annual Meeting held December 11, 1902, Wisconsin Necrology-1902, pg. 147
  2. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1872,' Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Franklin Adams]