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 Edwin Ross Adair Sr.

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Edwin Ross Adair Sr. Famous memorial

Birth
Albion, Noble County, Indiana, USA
Death
5 May 1983 (aged 75)
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
6404545 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Hillsdale College Michigan, in 1928, from George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1933, was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1933 and commenced the practice of law in Fort Wayne, Indiana. During World War II, he served as a Second Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army Reserve, (1941-45). After the war, he was probate commissioner of Allen County, Indiana, (1945-50). In 1951, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress and to the next nine succeeding Congresses, serving until 1971. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as Ambassador to Ethiopia, (1971-74). He then resumed the practice of law until his death at age 75.

U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Hillsdale College Michigan, in 1928, from George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., in 1933, was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1933 and commenced the practice of law in Fort Wayne, Indiana. During World War II, he served as a Second Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army Reserve, (1941-45). After the war, he was probate commissioner of Allen County, Indiana, (1945-50). In 1951, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress and to the next nine succeeding Congresses, serving until 1971. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he served as Ambassador to Ethiopia, (1971-74). He then resumed the practice of law until his death at age 75.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6404545
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6404545/edwin-ross-adair: accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Ross Adair Sr. (14 Dec 1907–5 May 1983), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6404545, citing Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .