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 James William Adams, Sr

James William Adams, Sr

Birth
Frontier, Lincoln County, Wyoming, USA
Death 21 Feb 1984 (aged 62)
Converse County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming, USA
Memorial ID 71624386 · View Source
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James William Adams, Sr. was born at Frontier, Wyoming January 16, 1922; the son of Samuel and Irene (Miller) Adams. He was educated in the Kemmerer school system. He worked for the coal mines near Frontier until he entered the United States Army during World War II.

He married Ruby Helen Clark in Evanston, Wyoming on April 8, 1950. He worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron, living in Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Wyoming. He moved to Douglas, Wyoming in 1956 where he became a self-employed trucker and remained a resident until his death.

Mr. Adams was a member of the Samuel Mares American Legion Post No. 8 in Douglas, Wyoming and was a member of the Wyoming Truckers Association.

He is survived by his wife Ruby of Douglas; his son James W. Adams, Jr. of Douglas; his daughter Gerri Giegerich of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin; two sisters Virginia Nielson of Kemmerer, Wyoming and Mary Moffat of Big Piney, Wyoming; three grandchildren, Jeremiah Calab Adams of Douglas; Jennifer Lynn Giegerich and Rebecca Jo Giegerich of Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters.

Information was obtained from his obituary in the Douglas Budget March 1, 1984.


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  • Created by: Betty Alberts
  • Added: 19 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71624386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James William Adams, Sr (16 Jan 1922–21 Feb 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71624386, citing Douglas Park Cemetery, Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Betty Alberts (contributor 47293729) .