Adams, Sherman

Adams, Sherman

(1899–1986) governor, government official; born in East Dover, Vt. A lumber company executive and New Hampshire Republican legislator (1941–44), he served New Hampshire in the U.S. House of Representatives (1945–47). As governor (1949–53), he streamlined government and encouraged business development. As President Eisenhower's domineering chief of staff (1953–58), he resigned under pressure after accepting expensive gifts from businessmen. He later developed a ski resort.
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(36.) "The Drift from Principles," Wall Street Journal, 23 June 1958, clipping in "Adams, Sherman 1952-1958 (1)," Box 1, Robert Humphreys Papers, DDE Library.
Woodruff, 25 June 1958, copy in "Adams, Sherman," Box 5, William E.