10/21/1839 - 10/02/1926

ADAMS, James Whitney, a Representative from Susquehanna County; born, October 21, 1839 in Ashburnham, Worcester County, Ma.; sergeant, Company A, 151st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (1862-1863, Civil War); farmer; elected, township supervisor, Brooklyn, Pa.; elected, school director, Brooklyn, Pa. (3 terms); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1896 and 1898; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1900); died, October 2, 1926 in Brooklyn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Evergreen Cemetery, Brooklyn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania.

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