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Cayton Bidwell Adam, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1894
Death: Dec., 1982


Cayton Bidwell Adam was known by his middle name, Bidwell.

(Extract from "History of Harrison County, Mississippi", written by John H. Lang, published by Dixie Press, 1935, page 135)

Bidwell Adam was born in Mobile, Ala., on Jan. 12th, 1894. His parents are Emile J. Adam, Sr., former mayor of Pass Christian and Mattie C. Adam. His entire life has been spent in Pass Christian, with the exception of that time spent in France during the World War where he served as Buck Private in Co. G. 152nd Infantry.
He is a graduate of the Pass Christian High School and received his legal education at Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss., receiving his degree in 1913.
He was elected as a member of the City Council of Pass Christian, served a full term and was re-elected without opposition. Entered the Military Service of the U. S. Government before commencing his second term. In 1920 he was elected as a member of the Board of Supervisors of Harrison County, and in 1927, he was elected to the Lieutenant Governorship of the State of Mississippi.
Bidwell Adam maintains his law offices in the City of Gulfport, and represents this Circuit Court District as a member of the Mississippi State Bar Commission. He has served three terms as a member of the State Bar Commission. He was married to Edna Quick on Feb. 25th, 1920, and has three children: Cayton Bidwell, Jr., Robert B. and Jack C. Adam.
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 Parents:
  Emile Adam (1864 - 1942)
  Mattie Capers Adam (1866 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Edna Quick Adam (1900 - 1985)*
 
 Children:
  Cayton Bidwell Adam (1922 - 1963)*
  Robert Borden Adam (1925 - 1968)*
 
 Sibling:
  Emile J. Adam (1891 - 1968)*
  Cayton Bidwell Adam (1894 - 1982)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Southern Memorial Park
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Charnell
Originally Created by: I CARE
Record added: May 14, 2010
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Cayton Bidwell Adam, Sr
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