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Charles Francis Adams, Jr. (1835–1915)

Adams, Charles Francis (Jr.). A prominent American publicist, lawyer, and politician; born at Boston, May 27, 1835; died on Nov. 20, 1915. He served in the Union army during the Civil War. Besides notable articles in the North American Review on railroad management he published: ‘Chapters of Erie’ (1871); ‘Three Episodes of Massachusetts History’ (1892); ‘Essays on Educational Topics’ (1879); ‘Autobiography’ (1915). He was for several years president of the Union Pacific Railway, but resigned in 1890.