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 Bess Alberta <I>Porter</I> Adams

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Bess Alberta Porter Adams

  • Birth 2 Apr 1902 Morgan, Morgan County, Utah, USA
  • Death 14 Aug 1986 Orange County, California, USA
  • Burial Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 64919674

Bess was a member of the English department faculty at the University of Redlands

She lived in Redlands since 1934.

Writing was her avocation for many years, including poetry, short stories, magazine articles, and a book on children's literature.

In 1956 she was granted a sabbatical leave from the university to go to Italy for research work on the Renaissance and that work was also published.



Proud Descendant of Revolutionary War Patriot Moses Thurston Sr MA PVT.

Bess was a member of the Arrowhead Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.


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  • Maintained by: Arrowhead Valley Chapter DAR
  • Originally Created by: DHunt
  • Added: 30 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64919674
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bess Alberta Porter Adams (2 Apr 1902–14 Aug 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64919674, citing Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA ; Maintained by Arrowhead Valley Chapter DAR (contributor 47720359) .