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Adams, Richard Griffin, 1908-1996


Biographical Note

Captain Richard Griffin Adams was from Blackstone, Virginia. Adams served in the U. S. Army during World War II. After the war, he briefly owned a business called Adams Construction, based in Concord, Tennessee. Subsequently he became a banker and businessman and was president of the family-owned Farmers & Merchants Bank in Limestone, Tennessee. He was married to Betty Matthews; together they had three children: Dabney Adams Mayfield, Gail Adams Winn, and Griffin Adams, Jr.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cox-Painter-Adams Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-763
Arrangement The collection is arranged in six series, as follows: Series 1, Correspondence, 1889-1988 and undated; Series 2, Family Business and Financial Records, 1867-1975 and undated; Series 3, Cox, et. al. Law Practice Records, 1893-1951 and undated; Series 4, Subject Files, 1896-2005 and undated; Series 5, Memorabilia and Scrapbooks, 1896-2004 and undated; and Series 6, Photographs, Postcards, and Photograph Albums, 1906-1970 and undated.
Dates: 1867 - 2005