|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1848, Germany|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1922|
Obit taken from Chicago Lumberman Volume 42
John G. Adler for 50 years prominently identified with the lumber industry in the south and head of the Desoto Lumber Co. died from heart trouble last Wed. morning after being ill for only a few hours. He is survived by two daughters Miss Elizabeth and Mrs. Marie Bumpus and by two sons J.C. who was associated with him in the lumber business and W.H. an editoral writer on the Mempis Commerical Appeal.
Mr Adler was born in Wurtiemburg Germany in 1848 and moved to this country with his parents when only a lad. He was educated at Nashville, Tenn. and began his lumber career at the age of 16 with Moore, Eadler & Co. which later developed into the Cole Manufacturing Co. His advancement was rapid as indicated by the fact he later became general manager of this firm a position he held for 25 years. He left the company to spend two years in New Orleans as general manager of the Berwick Limber Co. On his return to Memphis he organized the Desoto Lumber Co. and remained at the head of this firm until his demise.
Mr Adler was a member of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Retail Lumber Dealers Association. He was identified with the Knights Of Columbus. Funeral was held at his home.
Eliza J. Warnock Adler 1847 to 1915
Elizabeth Augusta Adler 1874 to 1955
Joseph Adler died in infancy
James Christoppher Adler 1880 to 1963
William Henry Adler 1882 to 1965
Marie Adler Bumpus ? to 1965
Eliza J Warnock Adler (1847 - 1915)*
Marie Adler Bumpus (____ - 1965)*
Elizabeth Augusta Adler (1874 - 1955)*
James Christopher Adler (1880 - 1963)*
William Henry Adler (1882 - 1942)*
Created by: Rebecca Burnham Kallaher
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
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