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Charles Adkins

congressman

Charles Adkins, American congressman. member 69th to 72d Congresses (1925-1933), 19th Illinois District; Mason.

Background

Adkins, Charles was born on February 7, 1863 in Pickaway County, Ohio, United States. Son of Sampson and Eliza Ann (Mintun) Adkins.

Education

Education common schools.

Career

F., Reuben (deceased), Roy, Howard, Ruth (Mistress Claud Shirey), Grace, Martha, Mary. Farmer till 1918; member 69th to 72d Congresses (1925-1933), 19th Illinois District.

Religion

God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Membership

Member 69th to 72d Congresses (1925-1933), 19th Illinois District.

Connections

Married Dora Ellen Farrow, 1888. Children: Dora Ellen (widow of Romie Campbell), Charles Otis, Ben.

father:
Sampson Adkins

mother:
Eliza Ann (Mintun) Adkins

spouse:
Dora Ellen Farrow

children:
Dora Ellen Adkins (widow of Romie Campbell)

Charles Otis Adkins

Ben Adkins