John Quincy Adams house, 527 Saint Anthony Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota (Razed)

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John Quincy Adams house

John Quincy Adams house in 1910
Address: 527 Saint Anthony Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Summit-University, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Primary Style: Queen Anne
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Wood
First Owner: John Quincy Adams

Summit-University Saint Paul Ramsey

John Quincy Adams house, 527 Saint Anthony Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota (Razed)
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This picturesque home belonged to a very successful and prominent member of Saint Paul's African-American community.



John Quincy Adams was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1848 and died in Saint Paul in 1922. Adams was the editor of the Western Appeal newspaper from 1886 until his death in 1922. Adams purchased the paper in 1889 and was its sole owner. He was the first president of the Afro-American Press Association, a member of the executive council of the National Afro-American League, and the National Afro-American Council. He was a founder of the Afro-American League in Saint Paul in 1889. Adams was also a founder of the American Law Enforcement League of Minnesota and a charter member of Minnesota Protective and Industrial League.

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