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Sherman Adams

AKA Llewellyn Sherman Adams

Born: 8-Jan-1899
Birthplace: East Dover, VT
Died: 27-Oct-1986
Location of death: Hanover, NH
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Riverside Cemetery, Lincoln, NH

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Eisenhower's Chief of Staff

Military service: USMC (1918)

Forced to resign as White House Chief of Staff after accepting a fur coat and an oriental rug from Bernard Goldfine, a Boston textiles manufacturer who had pending business with the federal government.

Wife: Rachel Leona White (m. 1923, four children)
Son: Samuel

    High School: Hope High School, Providence, RI (1916)
    University: Dartmouth College (1920)

    White House Chief of Staff (21-Jan-1953 to 22-Sep-1958)
    Governor of New Hampshire (1-Jan-1949 to 1-Jan-1953)
    US Congressman, New Hampshire (1945-47)
    New Hampshire State House of Representatives (1941-44)
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 9-Jan-1956
Time, 30-Jun-1958

Author of books:
Firsthand Report: The Story of the Eisenhower Administration (1961, nonfiction)

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