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Hulon Adams holds a photo of his grandfather, Claud Adams, while Nancy Tiede Adams, great-granddaughter of Claud Adams, stands by his side. They are shown at Nancy’s Newton County home, built by Claud Adams in 1914. (Staff Photo: Karen J. Rohr)

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Newton historic figure inducted into Agricultural Hall of Fame

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In the late 1880s, Claud Adams’ family couldn’t afford to send him to college, so he worked on the family farm while his younger brother Homer earned a degree.

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