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 Thomas Edward “Tommy” Adams

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Thomas Edward “Tommy” Adams

  • Birth 26 Jul 1896 Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1948 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 13274911

Parents:
Edward Thomas Adams (1860 - ca. 1940)
Esther Adelaide [Boeschen] (1859-1931).

His father was a successful engineer in Wisconsin and served on the faculty of Stanford University.

Tommy grew up near Madison, Wisconsin and was a proficient sport enthusiast, an avid golfer and iceboater on the many nearby lakes. He attended University of Wisconsin, the Marquette and Dequesne University.

He married Bernardine [Kane] Driscoll, a young widow with three sons. Tommy took the boys to sporting events, including the 1932 Olympic games in Los Angeles, Baseball games at Wrigley Field, air and auto races, USC football games, ice hockey, boxing matches, horse races, track meets, equestrian events in Flitridge, CA, deep-sea fishing trips for tuna, albacore, marlin and bass, and numerous dove and quail hunting trips. He was greatly loved.

Death Record:
"Thomas Edward Adams; died at residence: 364 S. Citrus; Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; length of stay in this community: 25 years; in CA 25 years; Veteran: WW I; no SS#; white male; married; wife: Bernardine K. Adams age 46; born: 26 Jul 1896; age 51y 8m 1d; b. Ithaca, NY; occupation: oil business; father: Edward T. Adams b. NY; mother: Adelaide Boeschin b. NY; informant: Mrs. Bernardine K. Adams residence: 364 S. Citrus, L.A.; burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, L.A.; I hereby certify that I attended the deceased March 1934 to March 27 1948; cause of death: Coronary thrombosis (duration 20 min) due to coronary arteriosclerosis (duration 12 years) due to arterio-sclerotic heart disease (duration 14 years); filed 29 Mar 1948."


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  • Created by: Linda C. Driscoll
  • Added: 8 Feb 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13274911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Edward “Tommy” Adams (26 Jul 1896–27 Mar 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13274911, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Linda C. Driscoll (contributor 46824024) .