Alva Adams

Alva Adams

Birth
Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 1 Nov 1922 (aged 72)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Plot 13 271 1
Memorial ID 6404548 · View Source
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Colorado Governor. He served as Governor of Colorado from 1887 to 1889, 1897 to 1899, and in 1905. Adams County in Colorado is named after him. His son, Alva Blanchard Adams, served as a United States Senator.

Alva, Oklahoma, Woods County - Its name honors Alva B. Adams, attorney for the Santa Fe Railroad, whose main east-west line serves the town. (Adams later became Governor of Colorado.) Published in the Oklahoma Travel Handbook by Kent Ruth, OU Press, Norman, 1977.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6404548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alva Adams (14 May 1850–1 Nov 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6404548, citing Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .