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Edward Thomas Adams Edit Profile

also known as Eddie Adams

photographer

Edward Thomas Adams, American photographer. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1951-1954.

Background

Adams, Edward Thomas was born on June 12, 1933 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward I. and Adelaide (Suprano) Adams.

Education

Graduate High School, New Kensington.

Career

Staff photographer New Kensington Daily Dispatch, 1950-1958, Battle Creek, Michigan, Enquirer & News, 1958, Philadelphia Eve. Bulletin, 1958-1962, A.P., 1962-1972, Time magazine, 1972-1976. Special correspondent A.P., 1976-1980.

Free-lance photographer, from 1980. Professor emeritus Daytona Beach (Florida) Community College, 1984. Lecturer in field; creator annual tuition free photojournalism workshop for America's most talented young photographers The Eddie Adams Workshop sponsored by Nikon, Inc., from 1988.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1951-1954.

Connections

Children: Susan Ann Sinclair, Edward II, Amy Marie. Married Alyssa Ann Adkins. 1 child, August Everhett.

father:
Edward I. Adams

mother:
Adelaide (Suprano) Adams

spouse:
Alyssa Ann Adkins

children:
Susan Ann Sinclair Adams

Edward II Adams

Amy Marie Adams

August Everhett Adams