Biography of Asael A. Adams
Mahoning County, OH Biographies

ASAEL E. ADAMS president of the Dollar Savings & Trust Company, of Youngstown, Ohio, is one of the representative business men of this city and has been identified with this financial institution since 1895. Mr. Adams was born at Cleveland, Ohio, October 25, 1867, son of Comfort and Catherine (Peticolas) Adams.

The father of Mr. Adams was a native of Connecticut, and for a number of years was a large manufacturer there, but subsequently removed to Cleveland, where he died. He had four children.

Asael E. Adams was reared and educated at Cleveland and received his collegiate training in the Case School of Applied Science. For a large part of his business life he was engaged in an abstract business in Cleveland, and after coming to Youngstown, in 1893, he continued thus engaged until called to the presidency of The Dollar Savings & Trust Company. This institution has a capital of $1,500,000. Its officers are. Asael E. Adams, president; John C. Wick, vice president; Henry M. Garlick, vice president; Rolla P. Hartshom, treasurer; E. Mason Wick, secretary; Paul H. McElevey, assistant treasurer; Charles J. Wick, cashier; and E. H. Hosmer, assistant cashier. The large amount of capital represented and the prominence of its officers have done much to sustain confidence in this bank, while its honorable methods and prompt business dealings have made it jtistly popular.

Mr. Adams was married to one of the fair daughters of Youngstown, Anna J. Shook, whose father, Silas Shook, is one of this city's most prominent citizens. They have two children, Asael E. Jr., and Comfort A. Mr. Adams and wife belong to the Westminster Presbyterian Church. They have a beautiful home on the corner of Fifth avenue and Broadway, Youngstown.

In political opinions Mr. Adams is a Republican. Fraternally he is identified with the Elks.

20th Century History of Youngstown
and Mahoning County, Ohio and
Representative Citizens,
Edited and compiled by Gen. Thos. W. Sanderson
Youngstown, Ohio
Biographical Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois 1897

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