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Frederick Ray ADAMS

Frederick Ray ADAMS, American Judge, Probate Court. Member of Artist Fellowship & Master of Arts; R. & S.M. Entertainment; Joliet Commandry; Knight Templar; A.A.S.R.; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.; Modern Woodman of American Clubs: Hamilton, Kiwanis, Joliet Country.

Background

  • ADAMS, Frederick Ray was born on February 1, 1884 in Towanda, 111. Son of William Benjamin and Jennie Louise (Harper) Adams.

  • Education

    • Public Schools; High School. Putland’s Business College. Hamilton College, of Law.

    Career

    • Joliet, 111. Employed by Michigan Central Railroad Company, as Accountant, 1901-1906. Traffic Manager, Southern Steel Company, 1906-1907. First Deputy Tax Collector, Will Company, 111., 1908-1909.

      Employed by Will Company National Bank, as Auditor, 1909-1918. Appointed City Treasurer, Joliet, 1916. Appointed Assistant Probate Judge, Will Company, 111., 1918-1923.

      Engaged in general practice of law, 1923-1926. Appointed Probate Judge, 1926. Elected Probate Judge.

      Will Company, 111., since 1926. Republic in politics.

    Membership

    Member of Artist Fellowship & Master of Arts. R. & S.M. Entertainment. Joliet Commandry; Knight Templar.

    A.A.S.R.; Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.; Modern Woodman of American Clubs: Hamilton, Kiwanis, Joliet Country.

    Connections

    • Spouse Hattie Irene Darragh, September 26, 1906.
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