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Charles Adams

diplomat

Charles Adams, German diplomat.

Background

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).

Education

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.

Career

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.

Connections

Married Margaret Thompson Phelps, circa 1870.

father:
Karl Heinrich dropped

mother:
Maria J. (Markman) Schwanbeck (dropped

spouse:
Margaret Thompson Phelps