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 Jewett William Adams

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Jewett William Adams

Birth
South Hero, Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA
Death 18 Jun 1920 (aged 84)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section F
Memorial ID 37726958 View Source
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Nevada Governor. A native of Vermont, Adams moved west to California in 1851 following the Gold Rush. After running a general store in Mariposa County for a couple of years, he was hired as paymaster on the estate of John C. Fremont in 1860. In 1864 he moved to Nevada where he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Nevada serving from 1874 until 1882. He was then elected the 4th Governor of Nevada serving from 1883 until 1887. He also served as Superintendent of the United States Mint at Carson City from 1894 until 1898. In 1896 he formed a partnership with cattleman William McGill and together they built one of the largest livestock ranches in the state of Nevada.

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  • Originally Created by: Loose Moose
  • Added: 30 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37726958
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/37726958/jewett-william-adams : accessed ), memorial page for Jewett William Adams (6 Aug 1835–18 Jun 1920), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37726958, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .