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Richard Edward Adams

manufacturing executive

Richard Edward Adams, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Homer award, St. Louis Home Builders Association, 1969, Product Presentation award, 1977, Product Management award, 1978. Member of Compass Organization (founder), Hoo-Hoo International.


Adams, Richard Edward was born on June 25, 1936 in Sullivan, Missouri, United States. Son of Woodrow Carl and Helen Elizabeth Adams.


Salesman Bevo Realty Company, St. Louis, 1955—1961. Architectural draftsman Saul Dien-Architect, Olivette, 1961—1963. Prefabrication draftsman County Lumber Company, Hazelwood, 1963—1964.

Manager engineering department Southern Cross Lumber Company, 1964—1972. Production manager, 1972—1975. General manager, sales manager Chromalloy Building Products, Hazelwood, 1975—1981.

Vice president, director United States operations Gainsborough Hardware Industries Inc., Chesterfield, Missouri, 1981. Architectural and design consultant Committeeman Boy Scouts America, 1975—1978. Cubmaster, 1976—1977.

Co-chairman United Way, 1973—1978.


Member of Compass Organization (founder), Hoo-Hoo International.


Married Janet Janet Marie Vie, April 23, 1955. Children: Paul Matthew, Dawn Kathleen, Mark Edward.