George Adams

George Adams is a name shared by the following individuals:

Public officials

England/Great Britain

*George Adams (1731–1789), English Whig politician; in 1773 inherited Anson family estates and assumed the name George Anson
*George Adams (1804–1873), British Colonial Service official who, in 1848, served as administrator of Pitcairn Island

United States

*George E. Adams (1840–1917), American politician; Republican from Illinois; represented 4th congressional district from 1883 to 1891
*George Madison Adams (1837–1920), American politician; Democrat from Kentucky (8th congressional district 1867–73; 9th 1873–75)
*George Washington Adams (1801–1829), American politician; eldest son of John Quincy Adams; in Massachusetts House 1826
*George Willison Adams (1799–1879), American political leader from Ohio; known as G. W. Adams; built famed mansion Prospect Place

ports personalities

*George Adams (footballer), Scottish fullback who played for Dundee Hibernian from April 1921 to May 1922
*George Adams (basketball) (born 1949), American player; career lasted from 1972 to 1975; first inductee into Gardner Webb Hall of Fame
*George Adams (American football) (born 1962), American National Football League running back whose career lasted from 1985 to 1991

Others

*George Adams (optician) (before 1730–1773), English maker of mathematical instruments and globes; authored scientific treatises
*George Burton Adams (1851-1925), American medieval historian
*George Cannon Adams, English sculptor of public monuments; noted for 1856 Trafalgar Square statue of General Charles James Napier
*George J. Adams (1811–1880), American leader of a schismatic Latter Day Saint sect which attempted to settle in Palestine
*George Adams (businessman) (1839–1904), Australian entrepreneur and lottery promoter noted as the founder of Tattersalls gambling
*George Adams (anthroposophist) (1894–1963), Polish-Jewish-English scholar who authored numerous works on anthroposophy
*George Adams (musician) (1940–1992), African-American jazz tenor saxophonist, bass clarinetist, flutist and singer

=See also=
*Adams George Archibald (1814–1892), Canadian political leader considered the father of his country's Confederation
*George Adams Post (1854–1925), American politician; Democrat from Pennsylvania; represented 15th congressional district 1883–85
*Adams (surname)


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  • George Adams — ist der Name folgender Personen: George Adams senior (1709–1772), englischer Optiker und Instrumentenbauer George Adams junior (1750–1795), englischer Instrumentenbauer und Verfasser wissenschaftlicher Traktate George Adams (Magistrat)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Adams — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Adams. George Adams George Adams (George Rufus Adams) est un saxophoniste (principalement ténor mais parfois …   Wikipédia en Français

  • George Adams (musician) — George Rufus Adams (29 April, 1940 Covington, Georgia 14 November, 1992 New York City, New York) was an American jazz musician who played tenor saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. He was also known for his idiosyncratic singing.He is best known… …   Wikipedia

  • George Adams (businessman) — George Adams (14 March 1839 23 September 1904) was an Australian publican and lottery promoter, was born in Redhill in the parish of Sandon, Hertfordshire, England. He was the fourth son of William Adams, farm labourer, and his wife Martha, née… …   Wikipedia

  • George Adams (Anthroposoph) — George Adams, eigentlich George von Kaufmann (* 8. Februar 1894 in Marijampolė, damals Österreich Ungarn; † 30. März 1963 in Birmingham) war ein britischer Mathematiker und Anthroposoph. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Adams (optician) — George Adams Sr ( 1773) was an English optician and scientific writer who was also well known as a maker of mathematical instruments and globes. Among his works are a Treatise on the Construction and Use of Globes (1766) and an Essay on the… …   Wikipedia

  • George Adams (Musiker) — George Rufus Adams (* 29. April 1940 in Covington, Georgia; † 14. November 1992 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Tenorsaxophon, Flöte, Gesang, Komposition) und Vertreter des Modern Creative Stils. George Adams; 1976 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Adams Shuford — (* 5. September 1895 in Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina; † 8. Dezember 1962 ebenda) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker und vertrat den Bundesstaat North Carolina als Abgeordneter im US Repräsentantenhaus. Werdegang Shuford besuchte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Adams Post — (September 1, 1854 ndash;October 31, 1925) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.George Adams Post was born in Cuba, New York. He pursued an academic course at Oswego Academy. He moved to Susquehanna Depot …   Wikipedia

  • George Adams (footballer) — George Adams was a Scottish professional footballer during the early 1920s who played as a full back. Adams was playing for Montrose when he appeared as a trialist for Dundee Hibernian in April 1921. Signing permanently in the summer, Adams made… …   Wikipedia


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