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John Davis Adams

John Davis Adams, American social worker. Member Chi Phi.

Background

  • Adams, John Davis was born on March 9, 1860 in near Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of James Addison and Clara Elizabeth (Davis) Adams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Letters, Cornell, 1882.

    Career

    • John Cranford, Elizabeth. Reporter, New York Tribune, 1882. Reporter, telegraph editor, editorial writer, Syracuse Standard, 1883-1888.

      Editor of Time, 1888-1889. Editorial staff Cosmopolitan Magazine, 1890-1891. Assistant editor Harper’s Magazine, 1891-1896.

      Private secretary, 1897-1902. Director Lincoln House (neighborhood club), 1903-1920, retired.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Chi Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Cranford, October 12, 1899. Children: Dorothy.
    • father: James Addison Adams
    • mother: Clara Elizabeth (Davis) Adams
    • spouse: Mary Cranford
    • child: Dorothy Adams
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    Born March 9, 1860
    Died April 4, 1942
    (aged 82)
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