CPL Carl W. Adamson

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CPL Carl W. Adamson

  • Birth 16 Nov 1903 Fayetteville, Lawrence County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 23 Dec 1968 Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, USA
  • Burial Iowa Hill, Placer County, California, USA
  • Plot Protestant Section
  • Memorial ID 83069696

3rd of five children born to Walter Alexander ADAMSON and Cora Emily PHILLIPS

Military Service: Tec 5, US Army during World War II

Died: At age 65

Buried: Iowa Hill Protestant Cemetery next to his wife Eva

Married: 23 June 1950 in Reno, Nevada to Evelyn M. (Eva) ROSSI

No Children

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During World War II, Carl served in the US Army as a Technician 5th Grade (Tec 5). People of this rank were addressed as "Corporal" or "Tech Corporal".

Carl, with his wife Eva, owned and operated the Iowa Hill Store, Iowa Hill, Placer Co., California from 01 October 1949 to 28 September 1959. Carl was the Postmaster from 2 Nov 1949 to 2 October 1959.

Carl was very active in the community, being one of the founders of the Iowa Hill Community Club on 10 May 1950 (the Club is still in operation as of 2011), and its first Secretary. In 1955, with Robert Yonash, he installed the first phone line from Iowa Hill to Colfax.

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"WWII, Tec 5, US Army"


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  • Created by: iowahillgal
  • Added: 6 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83069696
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Carl W. Adamson (16 Nov 1903–23 Dec 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83069696, citing Old Iowa Hill Cemetery, Iowa Hill, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by iowahillgal (contributor 47306464) .