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James Fairchild Adams, business executive. President board trustees Albany (New York ) Medical College, 1953-1964, vice president, 1964-1967; trustee Dudley Observatory, Albany, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1939-1947; governor Union University, 1939-1949, 53-64. 1st lieutenant C.W.S., United States Army, 1917-1918. Member Newcomen Society England (American branch), American Legion, Schuyler Meadows Club, Century Association.

Background

Adams, James Fairchild was born on November 9, 1892 in New York City. Son of William Crittenden and Grace Fairchild (James) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Princeton University, 1915. Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1959.

Career

Apprentice, Aluminum Company American, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 1915-1917;research engineer, Manning Abrasive Company (name now Norton Company), Troy, New York, 1919-1922;general manager, John A. Manning Paper Company, Inc. (name now Manning), 1922-1938;board directors, John A. Manning Paper Company, Inc. (name now Manning), 1923-1969;vice president, general manager, John A. Manning Paper Company, Inc.

(name now Manning), 1930-1938;president, general manager, John A. Manning Paper Company, Inc. (name now Manning), 1938-1958;Chairman of the Board, John A. Manning Paper Company, Inc. (name now Manning), 1958-1969.

President International Purchasing Company, Boston, 1943-1963, vice president, 1963-1969. Board directors Eberhard Faber, Inc.

Membership

President board of trustees Albany (New York) Medical College, 1953-1964, vice president, 1964-1967. Trustee Dudley Observatory, Albany, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1939-1947. Governor Union U., 1939-1949, 53-64.

First lieutenant C.W.S., United States Army, 1917-1918. Member Newcomen Society England (American branch), American Legion, Schuyler Meadows Club, Century Association M C.

Connections

Married Katharine Place, November 9, 1916. Children: Grace Joy (Mistress Joe Jones), Catherine Curtis (Mistress C. Paul Mailloux), Jean Place (Mistress John Ballard Blake), James Crittenden.

father:
William Crittenden Adams

mother:
Grace Fairchild (James) Adams

spouse:
Katharine Place

child:
Grace Joy Adams (Mistress Joe Jones)

child:
Catherine Curtis Adams (Mistress C. Paul Mailloux)

child:
Jean Place Adams (Mistress John Ballard Blake)

child:
James Crittenden Adams