George Madison Adams

George Madison Adams

Birth
Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Death 6 Apr 1920 (aged 82)
Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 13, Lot 98, Part NW1/2
Memorial ID 6404656 · View Source
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US Congressman. He served in the Civil War in the Union Army, raising what became Company H, 7th Kentucky (Union) Volunteer Infantry, and becoming it's Captain and commander on September 22, 1861. He then led his unit until he resigned on January 24, 1863. He rejoined the Union war effort on May 24, 1864, when he was commissioned as Captain and Paymaster of US Volunteers, a duty he performed until he resigned again on May 19, 1865. He was elected to represent two different Kentucky Districts in the United States House of Representatives, first representing the 8th District from 1867 to 1873, then the 9th District from 1873 to 1875. He was the nephew of Kentucky Congressman Green Adams.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6404656
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Madison Adams (20 Dec 1837–6 Apr 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6404656, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .