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Edson Adams


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1974 Republican CD-09 38521 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: 1824 in Connecticut
Married: Hannah Jayne (in 1855)*
Died: 1888

  • PLACENAME: Adams' Point, a neighborhood of Oakland, is named for Adams (who owned the land when Oakland was incorporated)
  • Hannah was the first school teacher in Oakland.