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Brockman Adams
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United States Senator
from Washington
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Slade Gorton
Succeeded by Patty Murray
5th United States Secretary of Transportation
In office
January 23, 1977 – July 20, 1979
President Jimmy Carter
Preceded by William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr.
Succeeded by Neil Goldschmidt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 7th district
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 22, 1977
Preceded by K. William Stinson
Succeeded by John E. Cunningham
Personal details
Born (1927-01-13)January 13, 1927
Atlanta, Georgia
Died September 10, 2004(2004-09-10) (aged 77)
Stevensville, Maryland
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mary Elizabeth Adams
Alma mater University of Washington
Harvard Law School
Profession Politician, Lawyer
Military service
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service 1944–1946

Brockman "Brock" Adams (January 13, 1927 – September 10, 2004) was an American politician and member of Congress.

Adams was a Democrat from Washington and served as a U.S. Representative, Senator, and United States Secretary of Transportation before retiring in January 1993.

Adams died from Parkinson's disease in Stevensville, Maryland, aged 77.




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