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ADAMS, Charles W.



ADAMS, Charles W., a Doorkeeper from Maryland; born in Smithsburg, Washington County, Md., 1842; served in the United States Army, 1862–1866; merchant; tax collector for Washington County, Md., 1878–1883; newspaper publisher; elected Doorkeeper of the United States House of Representatives to the Fifty-first Congress (December 2, 1889–December 8, 1891); assessor of internal revenue, 1898–1900; superintendent of Antietam Battlefield, 1902–1912; died on June 6, 1912, in Sharpsburg, Md.

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