The Adamses of Colorado
- John Adams, Wisconsin State Assembly 1869–1870 1872, Wisconsin State Senator 1882–1883. Father of Alva Adams and William Herbert Adams.
- Alva Adams (1850–1922), member of the Colorado General Assembly 1876, Governor of Colorado 1887–1889 1897–1899 1905, Democratic National Committeeman. Son of John Adams.
- William Herbert Adams (1861–1954), Colorado State Representative 1887–1889, Colorado State Senator 1889–1927, Governor of Colorado 1927–1933. Son of John Adams.
- Alva B. Adams (1875–1941), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1916 1936, U.S. Senator from Colorado 1923–1924 1933–1941. Son of Alva Adams.
- Harry Wilfred Adams, Mayor of Beloit, Wisconsin 1914–1918. Nephew of Alva Adams and William Herbert Adams.
- Alva B. Adams, Jr., delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1952 1960, candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1954 1956. Son of Alva B. Adams.
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