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Leon David Adams

Leon David Adams, American author. Member American Wine Society (Merit award 1974), American Society of Viticulture and Enology (Merit award 1974), Wine and Food Society.

Background

  • Adams, Leon David was born on February 1, 1905 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nathan and Augusta (Lager) Adams.

  • Education

    • Student, University California, Berkeley, 1925.

    Career

    • From reporter to marine editor San Francisco News and San Francisco Bulletin, 1923-1928. Bureau chief McClatchy Newspapers, San Francisco, 1928-1935. With Organized Grape Growers League of California, 1931-1933, Organized Wine Institute, San Francisco, 1934-1954, Organized Wine Advisory Board, San Francisco, 1938-1954.

      Organizer, executive secretary, editor Society Medical Friends of Wine, 1939-1989, editor, 1956-1989.

    Works

    • CliffsNotes Algebra II Quick Review, 2nd Edition
    • Inside the book: Linear Sentences in One Variable Segments, Lines, and Inequalities Linear Sentences in Two Variables Linear Equations in Three Variables Polynomial Arithmetic Factoring Polynomials Rational Expressions Relations and Functions Polynomial Functions Radicals and Complex Numbers Quadratics in One Variable Conic Sections Quadratic Systems Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Sequences and Series Additional Topics Word Problems Review Questions Resource Center Glossary
    • CliffsNotes Statistics Quick Review, 2nd Edition (Cliffsquickreview)
    • Inside the Book: Graphic displays Numerical measures Probability Sampling Principles of testing Univariate inferential tests Bivariate relationships Review questions Resource center Glossary Common mistakes Tables Why CliffsNotes? Go with the name you know and trust Get the information you need-fast! CliffsNotes Quick Review guides give you a clear, concise, easy-to-use review of the basics.
    • The Wine Family in America;
    • A new reprint of the classic genealogy or local history book titled "The Wine Family in America; First Section, Chiefly the Descendants of Michael Wine (1747 - 1822), with a preceding chapter of 'Background Glimpses,' including items relating to Michael's Father, Johann George Wine".

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member American Wine Society (Merit award 1974), American Society of Viticulture and Enology (Merit award 1974), Wine and Food Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, judging wines.

    Connections

    • Married Corinne Leona Adams (divorced 1953). Children: Gerald David, Brian Arthur. Married Eleanor Rittman (divorced 1975).

      Children: Timothy Rittman, Susan Campbell.
    • father: Nathan Adams
    • mother: Augusta (Lager) Adams
    • spouses: Corinne Leona Adams
    • Eleanor Rittman
    • children: Gerald David Adams
    • Brian Arthur Adams
    • Timothy Rittman Adams
    • Susan Campbell Adams
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    Born February 1, 1905
    Died September 14, 1995
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1925
      University California
    • 1923 - 1928
      From reporter to marine editor San Francisco News and San Francisco Bulletin
    • 1928 - 1935
      bureau chief McClatchy Newspapers
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1931 - 1933
      with Organized Grape Growers League of California
    • 1934 - 1954
      with Organized Grape Growers League of California
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1938 - 1954
      with Organized Grape Growers League of California
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1956 - 1989
      organizer