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Some Famous People with the surname of Adams

Wikipedia Douglas No?l Adams (11 March 1952 ? 11 May 2001) was an English writer, dramatist, and musician.
Wikipedia John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 ? February 23, 1848) was the sixth President of the United States from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829.
Wikipedia John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer with strong roots in minimalism.
Wikipedia Scott Raymond Adams (born June 8, 1957) is the American creator of the "Dilbert" comic strip and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.
Wikipedia Gerard "Gerry" Adams, MLA, MP (born 6 October 1948) is an Irish Republican politician and abstentionist Westminster Member of Parliament for Belfast West.
Wikipedia Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 ? April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park.
Wikipedia Anthony Alexander "Tony" Adams, MBE (born 10 October 1966 in Romford, Greater London) is an English football manager and former defender.
Wikipedia Abigail Adams (n?e Smith) (November 11, 1744 ? October 28, 1818) was the wife of John Adams, who was the second President of the United States, and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth.
Wikipedia Neal Adams (born June 12, 1941, Governors Island, Manhattan, New York City) is an American comic book and commercial artist best known for helping to create some of the definitive modern imagery of the DC Comics characters Superman, Batman, and Green Arrow; as the co-founder of the graphic design studio Continuity Associates; and as a creators-rights advocate who helped secure a pension and recognition for Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Wikipedia David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is a Grammy Award-nominated American alt-country/rock singer-songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Wikipedia John Couch Adams (5 June 1819 ? 21 January 1892) was a British mathematician and astronomer.
Wikipedia Bryan Adams, OC, OBC (born Bryan Guy Adams on November 5, 1959) is a Canadian rock singer-songwriter and photographer.
Wikipedia William Adams (September 24, 1564 ? May 16, 1620), also known in Japanese as Anjin-sama ("anjin", "pilot"; "sama", a Japanese honorific, corresponding to Lord/Excellency) and Miura Anjin (????: "the pilot of Miura"), was an English navigator who travelled to Japan and is believed to be the first Briton ever to reach that country.
Wikipedia Samuel Adams (April 10, 1912 ? June 6, 1942) was an officer in the United States Navy decorated for action in the Battle of Midway during World War II.
Wikipedia Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 ? March 27, 1918) was an American journalist, historian, academic and novelist.
Wikipedia Don Adams (April 13, 1923 ? September 25, 2005) was an American actor, comedian, game show panelist, and director.
Wikipedia Ian Adams (born 1937) is a Canadian author of fiction and non-fiction novels.
Wikipedia Samuel Adams (June 5 1805 ? February 27 1850) was a Democratic Governor of the State of Arkansas.
Wikipedia Sam Aaron Adams (born June 13, 1973 in Houston, Texas) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent in the National Football League.
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Wikipedia Craig Adams (born April 26, 1977) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.
Wikipedia Michael Adams (born November 17, 1971 in Truro, Cornwall, England, UK) is a British Grandmaster of chess.
Wikipedia Scott Adams (born July 10, 1952) is the co-founder, with ex-wife Alexis, of Adventure International, an early publisher of games for home computers.
Wikipedia Hunter Campbell "Patch" Adams, M.
Wikipedia Herbert Baxter Adams (April 16, 1850 ? July 30, 1901) was an American educator and historian.
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Wikipedia Samuel Hopkins Adams (January 26, 1871 ? November 15, 1958) was an American writer, best known for his investigative journalism.
Wikipedia Nick Adams (July 10, 1931 ? February 7, 1968) was an Academy Award nominated American film and television actor.
Wikipedia Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, born Louisa Catherine Johnson (February 12 1775 ? May 15 1852), wife of John Quincy Adams, was First Lady of the United States from 1825 to 1829.
Wikipedia John James "Jack" Adams (June 14, 1895 ? May 1, 1968) was a Canadian professional hockey player, coach and general manager in the National Hockey League and Pacific Coast Hockey Association.
Wikipedia Cecily April Adams (February 6, 1958 ? March 3, 2004) was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York, the daughter of comic actor Don Adams and singer Adelaide Efantis, and the sister of actress/TV executive Stacey Adams.
Wikipedia Phillip Andrew Hedley Adams AO (born 12 July 1939) is an Australian broadcaster, film producer, writer, humanist, social commentator, satirist, left-wing pundit and atheist.
Wikipedia Harriet Stratemeyer Adams (December 11, 1892 ? March 27, 1982) was an American juvenile mystery novelist and publisher who authored some 200 books over her literary career.
Wikipedia Walter Sydney Adams (December 20 1876 ? May 11 1956) was an American astronomer.
Wikipedia Llewelyn Sherman Adams (January 8, 1899 ? October 27, 1986) was an American politician, best known as White House Chief of Staff for President Dwight D.
Wikipedia Rick Mark Adams (better credited as DJ Rick) (born on 16 October 1971) is an English television presenter and online radio DJ.
Wikipedia Tony Adams (born Anthony S.
Wikipedia Kenneth Stanley "Bud" Adams, Jr.
Wikipedia James William Adams VC (24 November 1839 ? 24 October 1903) was born in Cork and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Charles Benjamin "Babe" Adams (May 18 1882 ? July 27 1968) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1906 to 1926 who spent nearly his entire career with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Wikipedia Terry Wayne Adams (born March 6, 1973 in Mobile, Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Wikipedia Michael James Adams (May 5, 1930 ? November 15, 1967) was an American aviator, engineer and USAF astronaut.
Wikipedia Lee Adams (born August 14, 1924) is a Tony Award-winning American lyricist best known for his musical theatre collaboration with Charles Strouse.
Wikipedia Joey Lauren Adams (born January 9 1968) is an American actress who has appeared in more than 30 films.
Wikipedia Robert Adams (born May 8, 1937) is an American photographer who came to prominence as part of the photographic movement known as New Topographics.
Wikipedia Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881, Chicago, Illinois ? March 23, 1960, New York City, New York) was an American columnist (under the pen name F.
Wikipedia Brockman "Brock" Adams (January 13, 1927 ? September 10, 2004) was an American politician and member of Congress.
Wikipedia Charles Francis Adams (18 October, 1876 ? 1947) was the first owner of the Boston Bruins in the 1924?1925 season and owner of Finast, one of the United States largest grocery store chains at the time.
Wikipedia William Adams was a 17th Century London Haberdasher born in Newport, Shropshire, who founded Adams' Grammar School in 1656.
Wikipedia Eddie Adams (June 12, 1933 ? September 19, 2004) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American photographer noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and as a photojournalist having covered 13 wars.
Wikipedia Fanny Adams (April 1859?? 24 August 1867) was a young English girl murdered by solicitor's clerk Frederick Baker in Alton, Hampshire.
Wikipedia John Bodkin Adams (21 January 1899 ? 4 July 1983) was an Irish-born British general practitioner, convicted fraudster and suspected serial killer.
Wikipedia Philippe Adams (born November 19, 1969 in Mouscron, Belgium) is a racing driver.
Wikipedia Kay Adams (born April 9, 1941) is an American country singer.
Wikipedia John Frank Adams (November 5, 1930 ? January 7, 1989) was a British mathematician, one of the founders of homotopy theory.
Wikipedia Brooks Adams (June 24, 1848, Quincy, Massachusetts - February 13, 1927, Boston), was an American historian and a critic of capitalism.
Wikipedia Charles Kendall Adams (January 24, 1835 ? July 26, 1902) was an American educator and historian.
Wikipedia Edwin Adams (February 3, 1834 ? October 28, 1877) was a United States stage actor, considered to have been one of America's best light comedians.
Wikipedia James Truslow Adams (October 18, 1878 ? May 18, 1949) was an American writer and historian.
Wikipedia Tom Adams (born 1926) is an illustrator most famous for his Agatha Christie paperback cover designs.
Wikipedia Jewett William Adams (August 6, 1835 June 18, 1920) was a Governor of Nevada.
Wikipedia Charles Hitchcock Adams (1868 ? 1951) was an amateur American astronomer.
Wikipedia Alva Blanchard Adams (October 29, 1875 ? December 1, 1941) was a Democratic politician who represented Colorado in the United States Senate from 1923 until 1924 and again from 1933 to 1941.
Wikipedia Edie Adams (April 16, 1927 ? October 15, 2008) was an American singer, Broadway, television and film actress and comedienne.
Wikipedia Yolanda Adams (born Yolanda Yvette Adams on) is an American Grammy and Dove-award winning Gospel music singer and radio show host.
Wikipedia Shawn Adams (born April 4, 1974 in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian curler from Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia.
Wikipedia Jay Adams (born February 3, 1961) is one of the original Z-Boys and is considered one of the most influential skateboarders of all time.
Wikipedia Jon Michael Adams (born on July 29, 1978 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is a right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the San Diego Padres.
Wikipedia Kristin Adams (maiden name Kristin Holt), born on August 17, 1981 in Plano, Texas, is a television personality and entertainment news correspondent.
Wikipedia Timothy Adams (born August 4, 1967 in Bellville, New Jersey) is an American actor.
Wikipedia Derroll Adams (November 27, 1925 ? February 6, 2000) was an American folk musician.
Wikipedia Christopher Adams (February 10, 1955 ? October 7, 2001), best known as "Gentleman" Chris Adams, was an English professional wrestler, wrestling promoter, trainer and judoka.
Wikipedia Alvin Adams (June 16 1804 ? September 2 1877) was the founder of Adams and Company, a forerunner to Adams Express, one of the first companies to act as a carrier for express shipments by rail in the United States.
Wikipedia Paul Regan Adams (born 20 January 1977 in Cape Town) is a former South African cricketer, a chinaman bowler who has played for the national team sporadically since the 1990s.
Wikipedia Michael Richard "Micky" Adams (born 8 November 1961) is an English former professional footballer who is the current manager of English League Two side Port Vale.
Wikipedia James (or John) Capen "Grizzly" Adams was born October 12, 1812 (according to his gravestone, which also gives his first name as "John") and died October 25, 1860, although many reports offer October 20, 1807 as his date of birth.
Wikipedia Carolyn Elizabeth Adams (born May 6, 1946), later known as Mountain Girl and Carolyn Garcia, is a former Merry Prankster and was the wife of the late Jerry Garcia.
Wikipedia Mason Adams (February 26, 1919 ? April 26, 2005) was an American character actor and voice-over artist.
Wikipedia Jane Adams (born April 1, 1965) is an American Tony Award-winning film, television and theatre actress.
Wikipedia Stanley Adams (April 7, 1915 ? April 27, 1977) was an American actor and screenwriter.
Wikipedia January Rudalgo ?Jan? Adams is an American cosmetic surgeon.
Wikipedia Charlotte Adams (born 1859) was an Australian mountain climber.
Wikipedia Christopher John Adams (born 6 May 1970 in Whitwell, Derbyshire) is the current cricket manager of Surrey County Cricket Club and a former English first-class cricketer who briefly represented his nation at Test and One Day International level.
Wikipedia Stephanie Adams (born in Orange, New Jersey, July 24, 1970) is an American model and spirituality author.
Wikipedia Alva Adams (May 14, 1850November 1, 1922) was an American politician who served as Governor of Colorado.
Wikipedia Johnny Adams (Laten John Adams, 5 January 1932 - 14 September 1998) was an American blues singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Wikipedia Tracey Adams (born in Severna Park, Maryland, U.
Wikipedia Kaye Adams (born 28 December 1962) is a Scottish television presenter, best known for presenting "Loose Women".
Wikipedia Brooke Adams (born 8 February 1949) is an American actress.
Wikipedia Sunrise Adams, born September 14, 1982, is an American pornographic actress.
Wikipedia Judith Anne Adams (born 11 April 1943), Australian politician, has been a Liberal member of the Australian Senate since July 2005, representing Western Australia.
Wikipedia Jonathan Adams (14 February 1931 ? 13 June 2005) was a British actor, born in Northampton, England.
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Wikipedia Beverly Adams (born November 7, 1940) is a Canadian-born actress and author.
Wikipedia James Blackburn Adams (born December 21, 1926) is a former attorney, Texas legislator, and director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Wikipedia Dorothy Adams (January 8, 1900 in Hannah, North Dakota ? March 16, 1988 in Woodland Hills, California) was an American character actress.
Wikipedia Greg Daren "Gus" Adams (born August 1, 1963 in Nelson, British Columbia) played ice hockey in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1984 to 2001.
Wikipedia Tag Adams (formerly appearing as Chet Roberts'") (born 1972 in Hanover, Pennsylvania, USA), is the stage name of a pornographic actor appearing in gay pornography.
Wikipedia Gregory Charles Adams (born May 31, 1960 in Duncan, British Columbia) is a retired professional ice hockey forward who played in the NHL from 1980 to 1990.
Wikipedia Soren Sorensen "Sam" Adams (May 24, 1879 ? October 20, 1963) was an inventor and manufacturer of novelty products, including the Joy Buzzer.
Wikipedia Randall Dale Adams (born 1949) was falsely convicted of murdering a police officer and sentenced to death.
Wikipedia Julie Adams (born Betty May Adams on October 17, 1926) is an American film and television actress, sometimes credited as Julia Adams or Betty Adams.
Wikipedia Flozell Adams (born May 18, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American football offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Oleta Adams (born 4 May 1953, Seattle, Washington) is an American soul, jazz, and gospel singer and pianist.
Wikipedia Anthony Adams (born on June 18, 1980 in Detroit, Michigan) is a player in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Andre Ryan Adams (born 17 July, 1975, Auckland) is a New Zealand cricketer of Caribbean descent who has played one Test and 39 One Day International, taking 52 wickets at a bowling average of just under 30.
Wikipedia Keith Flexmore Adams (born 8 September 1926 in Tasmania), is an Australian adventurer and film-maker.
Wikipedia Michael Adams (born January 19, 1963 in Hartford, Connecticut) is a former NBA player and basketball coach.
Wikipedia Farah Noor Adams (1970/1971 ? October 7, 2005) was a Scottish woman who was murdered in Glasgow in 2005.
Wikipedia Alvan Leigh Adams (born July 19, 1954 in Lawrence, Kansas) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Bryan Adams (born March 20, 1977, in Fort St.
Wikipedia Captain Gladstone Adams (16 May 1880 ? 1966) was, at one time, the Chairman of Whitley Bay Urban District Council.
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Wikipedia Jane "Poni" Adams (born August 7 1918) is an American former actress in radio, films, and television in the 1940s and 1950s.
Wikipedia Anthony Patrick "Tony" Adams (15 February 1953 ? 22 October 2005) was an Irish film and theatrical producer.
Wikipedia Sir William Adams (1783?1827) also known as Sir William Rawson after 1825.
Wikipedia Noah Adams is an American broadcast journalist and author, known primarily for his more than thirty years of experience on National Public Radio.
Wikipedia John Adams was a Catholic priest and martyr.
Wikipedia James Henry Kenneth Adams (born 23 September 1980 in Winchester, Hampshire) is an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Wilbur Louis Adams (October 23, 1884 ? December 4, 1937) was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware.
Wikipedia Roger Adams (January 2, 1889 ? July 6, 1971) was an American organic chemist.
Wikipedia Robert Burdette (Bob) Adams (July 24, 1901 ? October 17, 1996) was a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Hannah Adams (October 2, 1755 ? December 15, 1831) was a Christian author, born in Medfield, Massachusetts and died in Brookline.
Wikipedia Charlie Adams (born October 23, 1979 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Stanley Taylor Adams (May 9, 1922 ? April 19, 1999) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Wikipedia Amy Lou Adams (born August 20, 1974) is an American actress.
Wikipedia Faye Adams (born Faye Tuell, circa 1923/1925, Newark, New Jersey) is an American vocalist.
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Wikipedia Hassan Olawale Adams (born June 20, 1984) is a American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Caridad Bravo Adams (born on January 14, 1908 in Villahermosa, Tabasco ? August 13, 1990 in Mexico City) is a prolific Mexican writer and the most famous telenovela writer worldwide.
Wikipedia Lewis Adams (1842?1905) was an African American slave in Macon County, Alabama who is best remembered for his work in helping found the normal school which grew to become Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama.
Wikipedia Scott Adams (born 17 March 1971 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian Paralympic skier.
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Wikipedia Carl Adams (born August 3, 1942) is a NASCAR driver from National City, CA.
Wikipedia Michael Carl "Mike" Adams (born March 24, 1981 in) is an American football safety who is currently a member of the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Helen Adams (born May 30, 1978 in Cwmbran, South Wales) rose to fame in the UK when she was chosen to be a contestant on the second series of the reality television show "Big Brother", in 2001.
Wikipedia Danny Adams (born 3 January 1976 in Altrincham) is a professional footballer who plays left back for Morecambe in Football League Two.
Wikipedia Reverend Nehemiah Adams (February 19, 1806 ? October 6, 1878) was an American clergyman and writer.
Wikipedia Karl Tutwiler Adams (August 11 1891 ? September 17 1967) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball in the National League for the Cincinnati Reds (1914) and Chicago Cubs (1915).
Wikipedia Amos Adams (1727? 5 October 1775), was a diligent preacher, and minister of the first church in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
Wikipedia Eliphalet Adams (born March 26 1677, Dedham, Massachusetts ? April 1753) was an eminent minister of New London, Connecticut.
Wikipedia James Adams (1737 ? 7 December 1802) was an English Jesuit, commenced his noviciate at Watton, 7 September 1756; afterwards taught the belles-lettres at St.
Wikipedia John Adams (1704 ? January 1740), was an American poet.
Wikipedia Matthew Adams (died 1753) was a distinguished writer in Boston, Massachusetts, though a mechanic, or "tradesman," yet had a handsome collection of books and cultivated literature.
Wikipedia Ace Townsend Adams (2 March 1910 ? 26 February 2006) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Giants (1941-46).
Wikipedia Gideon Adams (February 11 1755 ? June 20 1834) was a farmer, soldier and political figure in Upper Canada.
Wikipedia William Adams (1823?1904) was the Locomotive Superintendent of the North London Railway from 1858 to 1873; the Great Eastern Railway from 1873 until 1878 and the London and South Western Railway from then until his retirement in 1895.
Wikipedia William Bridges Adams (1797 ? 23 July 1872) was an author, inventor and locomotive engineer.
Wikipedia Martin Adams (born 4 June 1956 in Sutton, London) is an English international darts player.
Wikipedia Stephen Adams (October 17, 1807 ? May 1, 1857) was a United States Representative and Senator from Mississippi.
Wikipedia Robert Huntington Adams (1792 ? July 2, 1830) was a Mississippi lawyer and politician who, in the final months of his life, briefly served as United States senator from Mississippi.
Wikipedia Stephen Marc "Steve" Adams (born 25 September 1980 in Plymouth) is an English footballer who plays for Torquay United.
Wikipedia Joseph Edward "Wagon Tongue" Adams (October 28, 1877 ? October 8, 1952) was a Major League Baseball player.
Wikipedia Rhonda Adams (born November 27, 1971 in Columbus, Georgia) is an American model and actress.
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Wikipedia Wayne Adams, CM (born 1943) is a former Canadian provincial politician who was the first Black Canadian member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly and cabinet minister.
Wikipedia Silas Adams (February 9, 1839 ? May 5, 1896) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky.
Wikipedia Sarah Fuller Flower Adams (22 February 1805 ? 14 August 1848) was an English poet.
Wikipedia Suzanne Adams (1872 ? 1953) was an American lyric coloratura soprano.
Wikipedia Nate Adams (born Nathaniel Adams on 1984-03-29) is an United States motocross rider and extreme sports athlete.
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Wikipedia Claire Adams (September 24, 1896 ? September 25, 1978) was a Canadian silent film actress and benefactor.
Wikipedia Margaret Queen Adams (July 26, 1874?January 4, 1974, n?e Margaret Queen Phillips, became the first woman deputy sheriff in the United States in 1912.
Wikipedia Edward Adams (February 24, 1824 ? November 12, 1856) was an English naval surgeon and naturalist.
Wikipedia Andrew Adams (January 7, 1736 ? November 26, 1797) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political leader in Litchfield, Connecticut, during the American Revolutionary War.
Wikipedia Andrew Adams (born October 19, 1980), Toronto,(Scarborough),Ontario, Canada.
Wikipedia Glenn Charles Adams (born October 4, 1947 in Northbridge, Massachusetts, United States) is a former designated hitter and corner outfielder in Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Bernice Adams (born in London, England) is an English stage and television actress.
Wikipedia Michael "Mick" Adams (born in England) was a rugby league player for the Widnes, Canterbury Bulldogs and for the Great Britain national side.
Wikipedia Gaines Adams, (born June 8, 1983 in) is an American football defensive end for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Frederick Upham Adams (December 10, 1859 ? August 28, 1921) was a noted inventor and author.
Wikipedia Dudley Whitney Adams (November 30 1831, Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts ? February 13 1897, Tangerine, Florida) was a noted horticulturalist who led the granger movement.
Wikipedia William Wirt Adams (March 22, 1819 ? May 1, 1888) was a United States district court judge for the state of Mississippi, a soldier for the Republic of Texas, and a Confederate officer and general in the American Civil War.
Wikipedia Jasper Adams (August 27, 1793 ? October 25, 1841) was a clergyman, college professor, and college president.
Wikipedia John Matthew Adams (born July 27, 1946) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender in the National Hockey League.
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Wikipedia Titus Adams (born January 28, 1983 in) is an American football defensive lineman who is a practice squad player for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Jonathan Adams (born July 16, 1967) is an American actor, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Wikipedia Victoria Jackson Gray Adams (November 5 1926 ? August 12 2006) was an American civil rights activist from Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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Wikipedia John Adams (July 1, 1825 ? November 30, 1864) was an officer in the United States Army.
Wikipedia Brandon Quintin Adams (born August 22, 1979) is a Young Artist Award-winning and Saturn Award-nominated American actor known for his playing Jesse Hall in the first two "Mighty Ducks" movies and Kenny DeNunez in "The Sandlot".
Wikipedia Nicholas William "Nicky" Adams (born 16 October 1986, Bolton, England) is a Wales Under-21 international footballer midfielder for Leicester City.
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Wikipedia Benjamin Adams (December 16, 1764 ? March 28, 1837) was an American lawyer and politician.
Wikipedia Charles Adams (December 19, 1845 ? August 19, 1895) was a United States Army officer and diplomat.
Wikipedia Charles Baker Adams (January 11, 1814 ? January 18, 1853) was a noted educator and naturalist.
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Wikipedia Daniel Adams (September 29, 1773 ? June 8, 1864) was a noted physician, textbook author, and state legislator.
Wikipedia Ebenezer Adams (October 22, 1765 ? August 15, 1841) was a noted educator.
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Wikipedia Green Adams (August 20, 1812 ? January 18, 1884) was a lawyer and member and functionary of the United States Congress.
Wikipedia Isaac Adams (August 16, 1802 ? July 19, 1883) was an inventor.
Wikipedia James Hopkins Adams (March 15, 1812 July 13, 1861) was an American politician from South Carolina.
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Wikipedia John Adams (August 26, 1778 Oak Hill, Durham, New York - September 25, 1854 Catskill, New York) was a United States Congressman from New York.
Wikipedia Joseph Alexander Adams (1803 ? September 11, 1880) was an engraver who is said to have been the first electrotyper in the United States.
Wikipedia Parmenio Adams (September 9 1776, Hartford, Connecticut ? February 19 1832, Alexander, New York) was a military officer and United States Congressman from New York.
Wikipedia Don "The Bull" Adams was a bare-knuckle boxer, from Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England.
Wikipedia William Adams (January 25, 1807 ? August 31, 1880) was a noted clergyman and academic.
Wikipedia William Taylor Adams (July 30, 1822 ? March 27, 1897) was a noted academic, author, and Massachusetts state legislator.
Wikipedia Platt Adams (March 23, 1885 ? February 27, 1961) was an American athlete.
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Wikipedia Stewart Alexander Adams (Born September 16, 1904 in Calgary, Alberta - Died May 18, 1978 in Calgary, Alberta) was a professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League.
Wikipedia Anthony Lee Adams (born March 9, 1950) is a former gridiron football player in the World Football League (WFL), the National Football League (NFL), and the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Wikipedia Charlie Adams is an American drummer, percussionist, drum engineer, composer, music producer, and film producer.
Wikipedia Charles Henry Adams (April 10, 1824 ? December 15, 1902) was a United States Representative from New York.
Wikipedia Alice Adams (August 14, 1926 ? May 27, 1999) was an American novelist, short story writer, academic and university professor.
Wikipedia Glenda Emilie Adams ("n?e" Felton) (30 December 1939 ? 11 July 2007) was an Australian novelist and short story writer, probably best known as the winner of the 1987 Miles Franklin Award for "Dancing on Coral".
Wikipedia Francis Adams (October 29, 1953 ? 1987) was a sprinter from Trinidad and Tobago who specialized in the 100 metres.
Wikipedia Joey Adams (January 6, 1911 ? December 2, 1999), born Joseph Abramowitz, was an American comedian who was inducted into the Friars Club in 1977 and wrote the book "Borscht Belt" in 1973.
Wikipedia John Joseph Adams (September 16, 1848 ? February 16, 1919) was a United States Congressman from New York State.
Wikipedia Captain Alexander Adams (1780?1871) was a Scotsman who served in the British Royal Navy and then came to the Hawaiian islands and served in the navy of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
Wikipedia Staff Sergeant Lucian Adams (October 22, 1922 ? March 31, 2003) was a United States Army soldier during World War II who received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly destroying enemy machine gun emplacements to re-establish supply lines to U.
Wikipedia Walter Adams (August 27, 1922 ? September 8, 1998) was an American economist and college professor.
Wikipedia Kelly Adams (born 16 October 1979 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire) is an English actress.
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Wikipedia Neil James Adams (born 23 November 1965 in Stoke-on-Trent) is a former professional footballer and current football commentator for BBC Radio Norfolk.
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Wikipedia John Taylor Adams (December 22, 1862 ? October 28, 1939) was a noted businessman in the Dubuque, Iowa area and also a former Chairman of the Republican National Committee (1921-1924)Adams was born in Dubuque to Shubael Pratt and Diancy Taylor Adams.
Wikipedia William Adams (born 3 November 1902 in Tynemouth, died 15 March 1963) was an English footballer who played for Southampton, West Ham United and Southend United.
Wikipedia Leigh Scott Adams (born 28 April, 1971 in Mildura, Australia) is an Australian motorcycle speedway rider.
Wikipedia Brooke Adams (born December 4, 1984) is an American model, dancer and former WWE Diva.
Wikipedia Robert Michael Adams (born July 24, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a former backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from through for the Minnesota Twins (1972-), Chicago Cubs (-) and Oakland Athletics (1978).
Wikipedia William Herbert Adams (February 15, 1861 ? February 4, 1954), better known as Billy Adams, was the Governor of the State of Colorado, United States, from 1927 until 1933.
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Wikipedia Timothy Dees Adams (born 31 October 1961, Murray, Kentucky), usually referred to as Tim Adams, became the Under Secretary for International Affairs at the United States Department of the Treasury on August 2, 2005.
Wikipedia Jane Adams (born 1960, Leicester) is a British writer of psychological thrillers.
Wikipedia Robert Adams (1906?1965) was a British actor, of stage, and screen.
Wikipedia Anthony Adams (born February 27, 1971 in Los Angeles, California) was elected to the California State Assembly in November 2006 to succeed Dennis Mountjoy.
Wikipedia Jamie Adams (born 26 August 1987) is a Scottish professional association football player, who currently plays for Kilmarnock (on loan to).
Wikipedia Daniel Weisiger Adams (May 1, 1821 ? June 13, 1872) was a noted lawyer and a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia Amy Christina Adams (born July 25, 1979) is an American singer best known as the tenth-place finalist on the third season of the television series American Idol.
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Wikipedia Berle Adams (birth name: Beryl Adasky; June 11, 1917?August 25, 2009) was a music industry executive, best known as second in command at MCA.
Wikipedia Ephraim Douglass Adams (1865 ? 1930) was an American educator, born in Decorah, Iowa and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1887.
Wikipedia John Adams (October 30, 1735 July 4, 1826) was an American politician and the second President of the United States (1797?1801), after being the first Vice President (1789?1797) for two terms.
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Wikipedia Kristian Adams (born November 26, 1976) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Jean-Pierre Adams (born 10 March, 1948 in Dakar, Senegal) was a French international football player.
Wikipedia John William Adams (September 22, 1921 ? August 20, 1969) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins from 1945 to 1949.
Wikipedia Dave Adams is an British lifeguard at the noarlunga leisure centre, singer, keyboard player and songwriter.
Wikipedia Geoff Adams (born 15 August 1971) was an Irish soccer player.
Wikipedia Eddie Adams is a former American racecar driver from Rising Sun, Maryland.
Wikipedia Richard George Adams (born 10 May, 1920) is an English novelist who is best known as the author of "Watership Down".
Wikipedia Thomas Miles Adams (2 May 1808 at Gravesend, Kent ? 20 January 1894 at Gravesend) was an English cricketer in the mid-19th century.
Wikipedia Henry Adams (December 17 1802 ? November 3 1872) was a Baptist pastor and leader in the black community in 19th century Kentucky.
Wikipedia "For the minor league baseball player and manager, see Pete Adams (baseball)"Pete Adams (born May 4, 1951 in San Diego, California) is a former American football guard.
Wikipedia General Paul DeWitt Adams (October 6,1906 ? October 31, 1987) was a General in the United States Army.
Wikipedia William Joseph "Bill" Adams (born February 4, 1950 in Lynn, Massachusetts) is a former American football offensive guard in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Seth Henry Adams is an American football player from Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Wikipedia Edmund Joe Adams (February 1, 1915 ? March 2005) was an English cricketer who played one first-class match for Somerset in July 1935.
Wikipedia Geoffrey Coker Arding Adams (24 May 1909 - 10 February 1998) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia John Adams (born 1951) works on computer systems for AT&T, but is better known as a dedicated fan of the Cleveland Indians.
Wikipedia Ricky Lee Adams (born January 21, 1959, in Upland, California) is a retired professional baseball player who played 3 seasons for the California Angels and San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia John Giles Adams (December 2 1792 ? May 14 1832) was a cavalry officer in the Illinois Militia during the Black Hawk War of 1832.
Wikipedia Chet Adams (October 24, 1915 ? October 27, 1990) was a professional American football offensive tackle who played ten seasons in the National Football League, mainly with the Cleveland Browns.
Wikipedia Luke Kendall Adams (born October 22, 1976 in Mvumi, Dodoma) is an Australian race walker, who was born in Tanzania.
Wikipedia George Adams (born May 15 1949) is a retired American basketball player.
Wikipedia Herbert Loren Adams (born April 14, 1928, in Hollywood, California) is a retired professional baseball player who played 3 seasons for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball.
Wikipedia Sheila Kay Adams is an American storyteller, author and banjo player who received the North Carolina Folklore Society?s Brown-Hudson Award in recognition of her valuable contributions to the study of North Carolina folklore.
Wikipedia Jill Adams (born 22 July 1930, London - died 13 May 2008, Portugal) was an English actress artist and fashion model.
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Wikipedia Derek Adams (born 25 June 1975) is a former Scottish footballer who is currently manager at Ross County.
Wikipedia Ondigui Adams, usually known as Adams (born December 28, 1987 in Yaound?), is an Cameroonian football defensive midfielder currently playing for Portuguesa Santista of Brazil.
Wikipedia Marian "Clover" Hooper Adams (September 13, 1843 ? December 6, 1885) was an American socialite, active society hostess and arbiter of Washington, D.
Wikipedia Toni Leah Adams is a retired American professional wrestling manager and valet who appeared in several North American regional promotions during the 1980s including the Universal Wrestling Federation and the United States Wrestling Association, although she is best known as the manager of her late ex-husband Chris Adams while in World Class Championship Wrestling and the Global Wrestling Federation.
Wikipedia Michael Wayne Adams (born June 17, 1985 in) is an American football cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Weston Adams (Weston Adams II) is an American politician and diplomat born (September 16, 1938) in Columbia, South Carolina.
Wikipedia Okie Adams, born Carl Frederick Adams, was an expert banjo maker, having provided unique, hand-crafted banjos to the likes of Doc Watson and, among many others.
Wikipedia Leigh Adams (born) is an Australian rules footballer who currently plays with the North Melbourne Football Club.
Wikipedia George Wallace Adams (born December 22, 1962 in Lexington, Kentucky) is a former professional American football running back who played in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the New England Patriots.
Wikipedia Willis Dean Adams (born August 22, 1956 in Weimar, Texas) is a former American football wide receiver who played with the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Alexander James Adams is an American singer, musician and songwriter in the Celtic and World music genres.
Wikipedia James Frank Adams (August 26, 1844 ? March 12, 1922) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia John Gregory Bishop Adams (October 6, 1841 ? October 19, 1900) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.
Wikipedia John Mapes Adams (October 11, 1871 ? January 6, 1921) was an American Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor for valor during the Boxer Rebellion.
Wikipedia Ivers Whitney Adams (born in Ashburnham, Massachusetts in 1838) was an American baseball executive and businessperson and founder of the first professional baseball team in Boston, the Boston Red Stockings.
Wikipedia Osceola Macarthy Adams (June 13, 1890 ? November 20, 1983) was an American actress, drama teacher, director, and clothing designer.
Wikipedia Samuel Adams (? October 2, 1803) was a statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Wikipedia Sir Walter Adams (OBE, 1945; CMG, 1952; Kt, 1970) (1906-1975) was a historian and educationalist.
Wikipedia Wayman Elbridge Adams (1883 ? 1959) was an American Painter who was born in Muncie, Indiana, that demonstrated a keen interest in drawing and painting throughout his early years.
Wikipedia Barbara Adams was appointed General Counsel of Pennsylvania on June 1, 2005 by Governor Edward G.
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Wikipedia David Adams (born January 5, 1970, in Durban, South Africa) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa.
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Wikipedia Charity Edna Adams Earley was the first African American woman to be an officer in the Woman?s Army Air Corps and was the commanding officer of the first battalion of African American women to serve overseas during WWII.
Wikipedia Thomas Adams (in or before 1566 ? 1620) was an English publisher.
Wikipedia Charles Adams (May 29, 1770 ? November 30, 1800) was the second son of President John Adams and his wife, Abigail (Smith) Adams.
Wikipedia Thomas Boylston Adams (September 15, 1772 ? March 13, 1832) was the third and youngest son of John and Abigail (Smith) Adams.
Wikipedia Henry Adams (1858-1929) was an American architectural engineer.
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Wikipedia Harold Adams is a prominent tenor saxophonist from the Baltimore jazz scene.
Wikipedia Jamar Dontarius Adams (born November 29, 1985 in) is an American football safety for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Ernie Adams is the Football Research Director for the New England Patriots.
Wikipedia Chester Adams (born February 6, 1985 in) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Susanna Adams (December 28, 1768 - February 4, 1770) was the second daughter of John Adams, the second President of the United States, and his First Lady, Abigail Adams.
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Wikipedia Clarence Richard Adams (born 6 July 1974 in Henderson, Kentucky) is a former boxer.
Wikipedia Neil Adams (born May 26, 1982 in Birmingham, United Kingdom) is an English senior ice hockey Forward.
Wikipedia Tom Adams (born November 17, 1958) is a bluegrass musician born in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Wikipedia Comfort Avery Adams (November 1 1868 ? February 21 1958) was an American electrical engineer whom as a student helped Albert Michelson with the famous Michelson-Morley experiment which confirmed the theory of Albert Einstein.
Wikipedia Henry Carter Adams (December 31, 1851 ? August 11, 1921) was a U.
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Wikipedia Jen Adams is the head women's lacrosse coach at Loyola College in Maryland and was an All-American lacrosse player at the University of Maryland from 1998 to 2001, leading the Terrapins to national titles for four straight years, including a perfect 21 and 0 record in 1999, as well as a perfect 23 and 0 record in 2001.
Wikipedia Katrina Adams (born 5 August 1968) is a former professional United States tennis player from Chicago.
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Wikipedia Carol Adams is a local government representataive from Western Australia.
Wikipedia Stefon Lee Adams (born August 11, 1963 in High Point, North Carolina) is a former professional American football defensive back in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Rear Admiral John Harold Adams, CB, LVO (?) was a Royal Navy officer who was best known for his command of HMS "Albion", a 22,000 ton "Centaur"-class light aircraft carrier, during the Indonesia?Malaysia confrontation.
Wikipedia Cindy Adams (born April 24, 1930) is an American gossip columnist and the widow of comedian Joey Adams.
Wikipedia Ann Marie Adams is an award-winning journalist.
Wikipedia Hank Adams is a Native American rights activistEarly life.
Wikipedia Charles Partridge Adams (January 12, 1858 ? October 14, 1942) was a largely self-taught American landscape artist who painted primarily in Colorado, and secondarily in California.
Wikipedia Austin Adams (May 24, 1826 ? October 17, 1890) was an American lawyer and justice of the Iowa Supreme Court for twelve years.
Wikipedia Diana Adams (March 29, 1926 ? January 10, 1993) was an American dancer, leading dancer for the New York City Ballet from 1950 to 1963 and a favorite of George Balanchine, later became a teacher and a dean at the School of American Ballet.
Wikipedia Chuck Adams (born April 23, 1971, in Pacific Palisades, California), is a former professional tennis player from the United States.
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Wikipedia Jim Adams (born November 16, 1969) is an American soccer goalkeeper who most recently played for the Cincinnati Excite in the American Indoor Soccer League.
Wikipedia Cedric Adams (May 27, 1902 ? February 18, 1961) was an American broadcaster, well-known in the Midwestern United States from the 1930s until his death He was inducted into the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting's Hall of Fame in 2002.
Wikipedia Darrell Adams (born September 16, 1983, in) is a professional Canadian football defensive tackle for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.
Wikipedia Joseph Adams (1700 ??29 September 1737) was a British-born Canadian governor of the Hudson's Bay Company.
Wikipedia Michael Alan Adams (born 20 February 1965 in Banwell, Somerset) is an English former professional footballer.
Wikipedia Marcus Adams (born July 20, 1979 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a Canadian football defensive tackle for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League.
Wikipedia George Adams (August 1, 1784 ? August 14, 1844) was an American lawyer and political figure who.
Wikipedia John Albert Adams (November 28, 1937? August 8, 1995) was a former professional American football fullback in the National Football League.
Wikipedia James Arthur (Jimmy) Adams (born 2 August 1937) is a former English footballer.
Wikipedia Thomas Randolph Adams (May 22, 1921, Durham, North Carolina ? December 1, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island) was librarian of the John Carter Brown Library and John Hay Professor of Bibliography and University Bibliographer at Brown University.
Wikipedia Marty Adams is a Canadian television and film actor/writer and Comedian.
Wikipedia Robert Bruce "Bob" Adams (born August 15, 1946 in) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Catlin Adams (born in Los Angeles on October 11, 1950) is an American actress and director.
Wikipedia Elijah (Eli) Adams (1888 - 1965) was an English footballer.
Wikipedia Paige Adams was Miss California 1991 and a runway and print model.
Wikipedia James "Jimmy" Adams (17 August 1864 ? 24 April 1943) was a Scottish association football player, who played for Heart of Midlothian,Everton and Scotland.
Wikipedia Emory Sherwood Adams (February 6, 1881?November 30, 1967) was an officer in the United States Army who served as Adjutant General from 1938 to 1942.
Wikipedia Sir (William) James Adams, KCMG (born on 30 April 1932) is a British diplomat.
Wikipedia Nathan Mark Adams (born 6 October, 1991 in Lincoln, England) is a professional footballer currently playing for Lincoln City.
Wikipedia Arthur Adams is an American blues singer from Tennessee.
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Wikipedia Thomas Adams (1818?1905), was a 19th century American scientist and inventor who is regarded as a founder of the chewing gum industry.
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Wikipedia Blake Adams (born August 27, 1975) is an American professional golfer currently playing on the Nationwide Tour.
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