Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Adams, Charles Francis (son)
ADAMS, CHARLES FRANCIS, an American publicist and lawyer, son of the preceding; born in Boston, May 27, 1835. He served in the Union army during the Civil War. Besides notable articles in the “North American Review,” on railroad management, he has published “Chapters of Erie” (1871); “Three Episodes of Massachusetts History” (1892); “Essays on Educational Topics” (1879), and a biography of his father (1900). For several years he was President of the Union Pacific railway. Died at Washington, D. C., March 20, 1915.