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Everett Adams
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1893
Whirlwind
Logan County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1927
Logan County
West Virginia, USA

Prohibition Officer Everett Adams was shot and killed by four men who had held a grudge against him due to his work as a prohibition officer.

Officer Adams was walking along a road in the Harts section of Logan County when he was accosted. One of the men held him at gunpoint as a second disarmed him. The armed man then opened fire on him, striking him four times as he attempted to flee.

He was taken to a nearby house where he succumbed to his wounds the following day.

Officer Adams had served with the West Virginia Department of Prohibition for only a few months. He was survived by his wife, three children, and six siblings.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nettie Adams Blair (1902 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
John Morgan Adams Cemetery
Harts
Lincoln County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63152027
 


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