George Adams came to Rugby in 1851 and worked as a porter at the station. He was one of the earliest members of the Co-operative Society and was appointed to the committee within twelve months of its establishment. It was due to the strenuous efforts of George Adams and others that the society was prevented from collapsing. In 1875 he became the first paid secretary and resigned from the railway. He died on April 17th 1908 aged 78. 1900s
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