Melvin Ohio Adams

Melvin Ohio Adams

Birth
Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Aug 1920 (aged 72)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 73294822 · View Source
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Son of Joseph Adams & Dolly Winship Whitney

Graduate of Darmouth College 1871 with honors. Adams began studying law while teaching in Fitchburg and then continued his law studies at Boston University. Graduated 1875 and was subsequently admitted to the bar assoc. For the next 10 years Adams served as assistant district attorney for Suffolk County after which he entered into private law practice. As an attorney, Adams achieved a national reputation for his defense in the infamous Lizzie Borden case, 1882.Information from "Profiles of the Past" by Tom Malloy


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  • Created by: Earl Munday
  • Added: 13 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73294822
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melvin Ohio Adams (7 Nov 1847–9 Aug 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73294822, citing Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery, Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Earl Munday (contributor 46874433) .