Charles ADKINS, American Congressman. Member, 111. Legislature, 1907-1913; Speaker, 111. House of Representative, 1911; Director Agriculture of 111. during Governor Lowdens Administrator; Chairman, Board of Live Stock Commissioners, 1916, until Code Bill was passed placing that activity in Dept, of Agriculture of which was made director Elected 69, 70. 71 Congresses. Member of Masons; Elks; Knights of Pythias.; Modern Woodmen.
ADKINS, Charles was born in 1863 in Pickaway Company, Ohio. Son of Sampson and Eliza Ann (Mintun) Adkins.
Spouse Dora Ellen Farrow, January 7, 1887, Decatur, 111.