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Henry Cullen ADAMS

(1850-1906)

ADAMS, Henry Cullen, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Verona, Oneida County, N.Y., November 28, 1850; moved to Wisconsin in 1851 with his parents, who settled in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County; attended the public schools, Albion Academy, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the Wisconsin assembly 1883-1885; State superintendent of public property 1884-1890; engaged in work with the Wisconsin farmers’ institutes 1887-1889; president of the Wisconsin Dairy Association and secretary of the State Horticultural Society; State dairy and food commissioner 1895-1902; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses and served from March 4, 1903, until his death in Chicago, Ill., July 9, 1906; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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