A biography of Walker K. Adams, Glendive, MT,is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 3, page 1157.Father: Thomas C. Adams, b. 1837, Enowburg, VT, at age 18 migrated to WI and at age to 24 to MN. Thomas married Georgia Vose, daughter of Rev. Gilbert Vose, of VT.Grandfather: Timothy K. Adams, a native of MA who migrated to VT & then to MN. He married Mary Nichols, a native of MA.The family was originally from England and trace their descent in this country to Henry Adams, brother of Revolutionary patriot and statesman, Samuel Adams.
Walter K. Adams was educated in Faribault Co., MN, and Carleton College in Northfield, MN. On 4 Sep 1889, Rice County, MN, Walter married Miss Elizabeth Herrington, b. 19 Nov 1861, daughter of Elias and Mary (McDermott) Herrington, born in Delaware and Scotland, respectively.
Adams children: Georgia K., Mabel J., Mary E., Winifred.