Adams, Samuel Barnard was born on September 8, 1853 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of William B. and Laleah (Pratt) Adams.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Georgia, 1872 (Doctor of Laws).
Admitted to bar, 1873, and since in practice at Savannah. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia for unexpired term. Director Citizens & Southern National Bank, Bibb Manufacturing Company, Southwestern Railroad Company Trustee University of Georgia over 20 years.
President Board Education City of Savannah and Chatham County, Georgia, over 10 years President Georgia State Bar Association, 1907-1908.