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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, and Adams Family Papers

Identifier: AppMs-0763
Scope and Contents The Cox-Painter-Adams Family Papers consist of the surviving personal, business, and family papers of Thad A. Cox, his wife, Pearle Painter Cox, and their descendants, the Elizabeth “Betty” and Griffin Adams, Sr., family. The papers cover a variety of formats and subject matter. The collection includes personal and business correspondence, legal records including wills and estate executions, personal business and law firm financial ledgers and documents, publications, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1867 - 2005