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CPL Carl W. Adamson
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1903
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1968
Santa Rosa
Sonoma County
California, USA

3rd of five children born to Walter Alexander ADAMSON and Cora Emily PHILLIPS

Military Service: Tec 5, US Army during World War II

Died: At age 65

Buried: Iowa Hill Protestant Cemetery next to his wife Eva

Married: 23 June 1950 in Reno, Nevada to Evelyn M. (Eva) ROSSI

No Children


During World War II, Carl served in the US Army as a Technician 5th Grade (Tec 5). People of this rank were addressed as "Corporal" or "Tech Corporal".

Carl, with his wife Eva, owned and operated the Iowa Hill Store, Iowa Hill, Placer Co., California from 01 October 1949 to 28 September 1959. Carl was the Postmaster from 2 Nov 1949 to 2 October 1959.

Carl was very active in the community, being one of the founders of the Iowa Hill Community Club on 10 May 1950 (the Club is still in operation as of 2011), and its first Secretary. In 1955, with Robert Yonash, he installed the first phone line from Iowa Hill to Colfax.

Family links: 
  Walter A. Adamson (1876 - 1929)
  Evelyn Rossi Adamson (1899 - 1974)*
  Ralph L. Adamson (1902 - 1937)*
  Carl W. Adamson (1903 - 1968)
  Clona Pauline Wall (1905 - 1990)*
  Ruth Elizabeth Adamson (1909 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
"WWII, Tec 5, US Army"
Old Iowa Hill Cemetery
Iowa Hill
Placer County
California, USA
Plot: Protestant Section
Created by: iowahillgal
Record added: Jan 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83069696
CPL Carl W. Adamson
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CPL Carl W. Adamson
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CPL Carl W. Adamson
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Thank you for your service. RIP
- Linda Love
 Added: Mar. 23, 2012
Carl and Eva were friends of my family as I was growing up. Since we lived 5 miles from town on a dirt road, when the weather was bad I would stay over with Carl and Eva so I wouldn't miss school.
- iowahillgal
 Added: Mar. 10, 2012

- V
 Added: Feb. 18, 2012

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