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Lawyer , business executive

Paul Winfrey Adams, Lawyer, business executive. Bar: Connecticut 1938, New York 1964. Dubbed Knight of White Rose by President of Finland, 1993.

Background

Adams, Paul Winfrey was born on July 10, 1913 in Ozark, Arkansas, United States. Son of Robert Montague and Myrtle (Johnson) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Trinity College. Bachelor of Science, Hartford, Connecticut, 1935. Juris Doctor, Yale, 1938.

Career

Practiced in, Hartford, 1938-1942, 45-50;assistant dean, Yale Law School, New Haven, 1956-1958;private practice, New Haven, 1958-1964;private practice, New York City, 1964-1972;private practice, various locations, Connecticut, 1972-1995. Counsel Manufacturers Association Connecticut, 1939-1942. President The Norden laboratories Corporation, 1949-1955.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1938, New York 1964.

Membership

President Pope-Brooks Foundation, 1949-1989. Trustee Trinity College, 1958-1964, St. Margaret's School, 1967-1971. Founding trustee Southborough School, 1971-1974.

Trustee Stone Foundation, 1967-1992. President Atlantic Round, Inc., 1976-1992. Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

Member Mountain Lake Colony (Florida), Country Club (Fairfield, Connecticut), New York Yacht Club (New York City), Cruising Club of America, North America Station of Royal Scandinavian Yacht Clubs, Nylandska Jaktklubben (honorary, Finland), Kongelig Dansk Yacht Club (honorary, Denmark), Gothenburg Royal Yacht Club (honorary), Royal Norwegian Yacht Club (honorary), St. Barth Yacht Club (honorary).

Connections

Married Louise Forbes Barnes, March 21, 1942. Children: Sally B. (Mistress T. V. O'Connor), Thomas Fuller, Edward Montague.

father:
Robert Montague Adams

mother:
Myrtle (Johnson) Adams

spouse:
Louise Forbes Barnes

child:
Sally B. Adams (Mistress T. V. O'Connor)

child:
Thomas Fuller Adams

child:
Edward Montague Adams