Mayor of Buffalo, New York, 1906-1910.
The Scotsman - Saturday 24 February 1912, p 8:
THE LATE JAMES NOBLE ADAM
A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN SCOT
(From a Correspondent)
Yesterday there was laid to rest in St Cuthbert’s Churchyard, Edinburgh, a remarkable Scotsman, James Noble Adam, though little known in his own country, won for himself a distinguished place among the public men of the United States. For four years he was Mayor of Buffalo, and by general consent his administration was one of the best that city had ever enjoyed. It began a new era in the municipal history of the city, and his successor in the Mayoralty said of him after his death that “no citizen of Buffalo in our generation had commanded more universal respect.”
Margaret Linton Paterson Adam
1844–1894 (m. 1872)
In memory of WILLIAM PATERSON, merchant, Edinburgh, died 4th November 1875, aged 64, and of his children:
MARGARET, died 1839, aged 8 months;
JAMES, died 1841, aged 14 months;
MARGARET LINTON, wife of James N. Adam, Buffalo, NY, USA, died 28th August 1894; and of his wife,
MARGARET GUTHRIE, died 12th November 1896; also of
JAMES NOBLE ADAM, died at Buffalo, NY, USA, 9th February 1912;
JEMIMA GUTHRIE PATERSON, died 12th May 1916.
Gravesite Details Buried in St. Cuthbert's Graveyard, Edinburgh, next to his wife.
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