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ADAMS, William

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ADAMS, William. (Wadena, IA, Nov. 2, 1882--Dubuque, IA, Mar. 12, 1957). Manager, CARR, ADAMS AND COLLIER COMPANY. Adams began work for Carr, Adams and Collier in 1920 and was later transferred to St. Joseph, Missouri, as a branch manager.

Adams was an active supporter of the BOY SCOUTS and served as a Northeast Iowa council representative on the national board of directors. In St. Louis, Adams received a Pony Express Scout Council honor for his support.