Adams, Charles E.; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, June 8, 1859; son of Edgar and Mary Jane Adams; common school education; married Jennie M. Bowley, of Cleveland, June 11, 1884; with The Chandler & Rudd. Co., Cleveland, 1884-91; pres. Cleveland Hardware Co., June, 1891 ; director Cleveland Trust Co., First Nat. Bank, Am. Stove Co., Cleveland Life Ins. Co.; pres. Cleveland Chamber Commerce, 1910-; Republican; Baptist. Clubs : Cleveland Engineering, Union, Mayfield.