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Edgar M Adams, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1920
Billings
Yellowstone County
Montana, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1997
Big Timber
Sweet Grass County
Montana, USA





*** Bio ***


BIO:

Ed Adams was a rancher and legislator in southern Golden Valley
County. He was born in Billings on October 4, 1920, but was raised in
Portland, Oregon. He went to Whitman College and graduated in 1942.

He was commissioned in the Naval Reserve and serve three and a half
years on the destroyer Lamson in the South Pacific and the Philippines
during World War II.

After the war he married Betty Faith Reynolds. They ranched and
raised three children, Lynn, Dan and Kit. The marriage ended in
divorce, and Ed married Ava Paulsonin 1969. He became a favorite and
loving step dad for Curt Paulson, Claire Webber and Gail Alexander.

Ed was an active Republican all his life. He served as chairman of
the Golden Valley Republicans for many years and was elected to the
Montana House of Representatives for two sessions. He was also a 4-H
Leader, Farm Bureau president and a member of the Stockgrowers
Association.

Ed went to be with his maker on April 26, 1997, in Big Timber. He
leaves his wife, Ava of Big Timber; daughter, Lynn Adams and husband
Del Saul; sons, Harlan "Kit" Adams and his wife Asja of Seattle, WA,
and Dan and his wife Verena Adams of Dusseldorf, Germany; brother,
John and wife Alice Adams of Melville; sister, Sue Pierson of South
Bend, Oregon; three stepchildren, Curt and wife Carol Paulson of
Houston, Texas, Claire and husband Bill Webber of Ryegate, and Gail
and husband Mike Alexander of Seattle.

Published Big Timber Pioneer May 2, 1997



 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ava Maxine Osse Adams (1922 - 2012)*
 
 Children:
  Laurie Adams (1948 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Big Timber
Sweet Grass County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Sharon Rich Pohlman
Originally Created by: Jim Harrison
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66941500
Edgar M Adams, Jr
Added by: Jim Harrison
 
Edgar M Adams, Jr
Added by: Jim Harrison
 
Edgar M Adams, Jr
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- Sharon Rich Pohlman
 Added: Aug. 10, 2015

- Annie Duckett Hundley
 Added: May. 19, 2013
 
 
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