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Adams, Charles Francislocked

Born Boston, Mass, 27 May 1835; s of diplomat of same name; m 1865, Mary Ogden of Newport, RI; two s three d; died 20 March 1915

historical writer and publicist


graduated at Harvard, 1856; LLD 1895


Barrister 1858. Served in Civil War, becoming colonel of cavalry, and Brevet Brig.-Gen. USA; Board of RR Commissioners of Mass 1869–79; Commissioner to Vienna Exposition, 1872; RR arbitrator, 1879–83; President, Union Pacific RR 1884–90; President, Mass Hist. Society, 1895; Chairman, Mass Metropolitan Park Commission, 1892–95


Chapters of Erie and other Essays, 1871; Railroad Accidents, 1879; Railroads, their Origin and Problems, 1880; A College Fetich, 1884; Richard Henry Dana, a Biography, 1890; Three Episodes of Massachusetts History, 1893; Massachusetts, its Historians and its History, 1893; Life of Charles Francis Adams, 1900; Lee at Appomattox, and other papers, 1902; Three Phi Beta Kappa Addresses, 1907; etc


Forestry, horseback


Somerset, Boston; Knickerbocker, New York; Metropolitan, Washington


84 State Street, Boston

South Lincoln, Mass, USA