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Charles Adams

Charles Adams, German diplomat.


  • Adams, Charles was born on December 19, 1845 in Pomerania, Germany. Son of Karl Heinrich and Maria J. (Markman) Schwanbeck (dropped last name circa 1870).

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    • Fought in Civil War; appointed brigadier general Colorado Militia, 1870. Ute Indian agent until 1874. Post office inspector, 1874, 82-85.

      United States minister to Bolivia, 1880-1882. United States arbitrator for Bolivia and Chile War confs., Arica, Bolivia.


    • General Colorado Militia, 1870. Minister to Bolivia, 1880-1882. Engaged in glass manufacture, mining, mineral water devel</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Denver, Colorado, Aug.


    • Married Margaret Thompson Phelps, circa 1870.
    • father: Karl Heinrich dropped
    • mother: Maria J. (Markman) Schwanbeck (dropped
    • spouse: Margaret Thompson Phelps
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    Born December 19, 1845
    Died August 19, 1895
    (aged 49)