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Larry Robertson Adamson

Larry Robertson Adamson, American lawyer. Bar: California 1970, United States Tax Court 1970, Arizona 1971, United States District Court Arizona 1971.


  • Adamson, Larry Robertson was born on March 17, 1935 in Tucson. Son of Harold David and Manie (Robertson) Adamson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Arizona, 1957. Postgraduate, University Arizona, 1960—1961. Juris Doctor, University San Francisco, 1969.

      Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1970.


    • Staff accountant various Certified Public Accountant firms, Los Angeles, San Francisco, 1961—1969. Associate to member Duffield, Young, Adamson & Alfred, Professional Corporation and predecessors, Tucson, since 0197. Guest lecturer University Arizona Law School, 1974—1983, Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council, 1976, 83, Arizona Law Institute, 1978—1979, Tucson Legal Secretaries Association, 1984, State Bar Arizona, 1990—1997.

      Various civic, charitable organizations and tax study groups. Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1970, United States Tax Court 1970, Arizona 1971, United States District Court Arizona 1971.


    Board directors Tucson Symphony Society, 1980—1985, member executive committee, 1981—1984, secretary, 1982—1984. Member deferred giving committee Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, 1980—1984. Board directors University Arizona Foundation, 1983—1988.

    Member Tucson Committee Foreign Relations, since 1984. Board directors Tucson Medical Center Foundation, 1985—1993, chairman planned giving committee, member executive committee, 1985—1993, Arizona Children's Foundation, 1993—1997. Executive committee Planned Giving Roundtable Southern Arizona, since 1985, president, 1997.

    Board director Tucson Airport Authority, 1993—1998, president, 1998. Member of American Bar Association, Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council (director 1976-1984, president 1982-1983), Arizona Association Attorney Certified Public Accountants since 1981, American Association Attorney Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute Certified Public Accountant's, Pima County Bar Association, Arizona Bar Association, University Arizona Foundation President's Club (Tucson), Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson Country Club, Rotary Club (treasurer club 1975-1976, director 1975-1977, secretary 1976-1977, president 1985-1986, director, president, Tucson Foundation since 1975).


    • Married Florence Anna Obad, May 31, 1969. Children: Larry Robertson, Michael Marion.
    • father: Harold David Adamson
    • mother: Manie (Robertson) Adamson
    • spouse: Florence Anna Obad
    • children: Larry Robertson Adamson
    • Michael Marion Adamson
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    Born March 17, 1935