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Samuel Hopkins Adams

Samuel Hopkins AdamsBorn: 26-Jan-1871
Birthplace: Dunkirk, NY
Died: 15-Nov-1958
Location of death: Beaufort, SC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Great American Fraud

His muckraking in The Great American Fraud (published as a series in Colliers magazine) led to the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906.

Father: Myron Adams
Mother: Hester Rose Hopkins
Wife: Elizabeth Remson Noyes (m .19-Oct-1898, div. 1909, 2 children)
Wife: Jane Peyton Van Norman Post (m. 11-Apr-1915)

    High School: Free Academy, Rochester, NY
    University: Union College
    University: BA, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (1891)

    McClure's 1901-05
    The New York Sun 1891-1900
    America First Committee
    Dutch Treat Club (1937-58)

Author of books:
The Great American Fraud (1906, nonfiction)
Revelry (1926, novel)
The Godlinke Daniel (1930, biography, of Daniel Webster)
Incredible Era (1939, biography, of Warren G. Harding)
The Harvey Girls (1942, novel)
Canal Town (1944, novel)
Grandfather Stories (1955)
Tenderloin (1959)


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