Adams, Alva Blanchard, 1875-

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The Adams family was long prominent in Colorado government and politics. Alva A. Adams moved to Pueblo, Colo., in 1871, and later served as governor of the state. Alva B. Adams, son of the Governor, represented Colorado in the U.S. Senate during 1923-1924 and from 1932 until his death in 1941. The Senator's son, Pueblo businessman Alva B. Adams, sought the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1954 and 1956.

Governor Alva Adams served three terms as governor of the state, (1887-1889, 1897-1899 and 1905) while his brother William H. "Billy" Adams served as governor of the state, from 1927 to 1933.

From the description of Printed materials 1905-1956. (Boulder Public Library). WorldCat record id: 427289964

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creatorOf Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Chase, D. B. People whose names begin with "A" : Adams, Ambrook, Armstrong. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn Peabody, James Hamilton, 1852-1917. Papers, 1904. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Adams, Alva Blanchard, 1875-1941. Printed materials 1905-1956. Boulder Public Library
creatorOf Records of the National Recovery Administration. 1927 - 1939. Records Relating to Personnel Administration
referencedIn Haines, Lynn, 1876-1929. Lynn Haines papers, 1909-1931. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Adams, William H., 1861-1954. William H. Adams printed materials. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn The Daily Worker and The Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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associatedWith Adams, Alva A., 1860-1925. person
associatedWith Adams, Alva B., 1915- person
associatedWith Adams, William H., 1861-1954. person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Haines, Lynn, 1876-1929. person
associatedWith Paddock, Alva A., 1887-1961. person
associatedWith Paddock, L. C. (Lucius Carver), 1859-1940. person
associatedWith Peabody, James Hamilton, 1852-1917. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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Birth 1875-10-29

Death 1941-12-01




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