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Melvin Ohio Adams, American lawyer.

Background

Adams, Melvin Ohio was born on November 7, 1850 in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph and Dolly W. (Whitney) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1871 (Doctor of Laws, 1912). Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1874.

Career

Practiced, Boston, since 1876. Assistant district attorney, 1876-1886. United State Attorneys, 1895-1906.

President Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn R.R. from 1891. Vice president Liberty Trust Company from 1907. Trustee Dartmouth College.

President trustees, Cushing Academy. Assistant adjutant general on staff Governor Brackett, 1890-1891, with rank of colonel.

Connections

Married Mary Colony, January 20, 1874.

father:
Joseph Adams

mother:
Dolly W. (Whitney) Adams

spouse:
Mary Colony