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consultant , Lawyer

Joseph Peter Adams was American lawyer, consultant. Bar: Washington 1932, District of Columbia 1953. Decorated Legion of Merit with Combat V for Okinawa campaign; recipient Golden Eagle award Society Senior Aerospace Executives, 1993.

Background

Adams, Joseph Peter was born on November 15, 1907 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Joseph and Selma Margaret (Peterson) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Washington, 1928. JDcar, University Washington, 1932. Graduate naval aviator, United States Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, 1930.

Career

Practiced, Seattle, 1932-1940;first director aerospace, State of Washington, 1946-1949;member, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1951-1956;vice chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1955-1956;aviation consultant, Senate Commerce CommitteeMember, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, 1952-1956;executive director, general counsel, Association Local Transport Airlines, Washington, 1957-1973;federal affairs counsel, Association Local Transport Airlines, 1973-1980.

Achievements

  • Bar: Washington 1932, District of Columbia 1953.

Membership

Charter member National Capital Democratic Club. Trustee United States Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, Pensacola. Served as captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1929-1940.

Released from World World War II as colonel Reserve aviation, 1946. Promoted to brigadier general 1959. Member United States Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association (life), Marine Corps League, National Aero.Assn.

(Elder Statesman of Aviation 1984), Cosmos Club, Aero Club Washington (president 1962), National Aviation Club (award for achievment 1970), Wings Club (New York City), Executive Club, Pensacola Country Club, Legion of Honor of Order of DeMolay, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Margaret Bare Adams, January 13, 1940 (deceased March 2000). 1 child, Janis Margaret.

father:
Joseph Adams

mother:
Selma Margaret (Peterson) Adams

spouse:
Margaret Bare Adams

child:
Janis Margaret Adams