The daughter of E.J. and Alma Blank, she was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Ripley and had her early education in Cushing where her father was a banker. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church of Cushing. She attended Cushing schools and graduated from Ferry Hall High School a finishing school at Lake Forest, Ill. She was a graduate of Mills College, Oakland, Calif.; and later graduated from Tobe' Cloburn Merchandising School in New York City, before being employed with Lord & Taylor department store. As a young woman she attended Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, and was a graduate pilot of the Women's Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) in Sweetwater, Texas. 1943-1944. Her Marriage Announcement on June 28th 1944 Lieut. William Adams, 33, in the Navy. of 150 Greenway Terrace, Forest Hills, and Adaline Alma Blank, 26, of Cushing, Okla. Her husband, Robert William Adams, was with Adams and Leonard Realtors of Tulsa. He died in 1974. She was a charter member of the Rev. John Robinson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and a former State Indian Chairman of DAR, and on the Board of Trustees of Bacone College of Muskogee. Other memberships included Philbrook Art Museum, Tulsa Philharmonic, Tulsa Opera Guild, Tulsa Historical Society, Five Tribes Museum, Air-Space Museum and was a Gillie Volunteer for Gilcrease Museum.
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