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John Benjamin "Red" Adams
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1899
Wheelock
Robertson County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1948
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Houston Fire Department.
Line of Duty Death.
Called by his nickname, "Red" Adams was assigned to Station 18. The night of the incident he was the driver for Engine 18. A call was dispatched to a small fire in the closet of a home located at 2840 Lidstone. He was actually standing outside the home close to the fire truck when he was noticed laying on the ground. Having suffered a heart attack attempts to revive him were not successful. A physician that was on the scene and lived close by pronounced him dead.


Cause of Death: Massive Heart Attack

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Homer Adams (1863 - 1935)
  Martha Ella Allen Adams (1862 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Pearl Melvona Turner Adams (1899 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Vera Verna Adams Rowold (1918 - 1994)*
  Wilfred Edgar Adams (1920 - 1975)*
  John "Johnnie" Benjamin Adams (1924 - 1942)*
  James Hugh Adams (1928 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 24, Plot 345, Space 7
 
Created by: Julie Karen Hancock (Co...
Record added: Jun 04, 2005
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John Benjamin Red Adams
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John Benjamin Red Adams
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John Benjamin Red Adams
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