|Death: ||May 29, 1922|
Clement J. Adams, the well known real estate dealer and insurance agent is a son of the late Enoch Adams and was born at Bakersville, N.J., in 1845. He finished his academic education at Pennington Seminary and thereafter graduated from a business college at Poughkeepsie, New York. He saw service in the war of the Rebellion, ranking as a corporal. He enlisted in Co. B. 25th New Jersey Volunteers. September 1, 1862, and was mustered in September 26th, of the same year. He was mustered out June 20, 1863. For thirteen years he taught school at English Creek, May's Landing, and elsewhere in the county, with great acceptability.
In 1880 he came to this city and formed a partnership in the real estate and insurance business with his ~cousin, Israel G. Adams, having their first office for some years on Atlantic Avenue, near Arkansas. Since the completion of the Real Estate and Law Building in i838 their office has occupied the best half of the first floor.
In 1882 he was married to Phoebe A. Tilton, of Bakersville, and has two very promising children, Miss Mae N. and Master Carleton. Mr. Adams served this city several years as Superintendent of Public Schools, and for a number of years as President of the Board of Education. He is one of the Trustees of St. Paul M.E. Church, has been very successful in business and has been largely identified with improvements.
Phebe Alice Tilton Adams (1848 - 1929)*
Carleton E Adams (1885 - 1957)*
Atlantic City Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Joseph Lehe
Record added: Feb 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17883417