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Richard Leonard Adams

textiles executive

Richard Leonard Adams, American textiles executive. Decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart (2).


Adams, Richard Leonard was born on September 4, 1932 in Porterville, California, United States. Son of Richard Leonard and Leta (Crumal) Adams.


Student, Bakersfield College, 1953—1954.


Office manager Laton Cooperative Gin, California, 1954—1958. General manager Raisin City Cooperative Gin, since 1958. Alternate delegate National Cotton Council American, since 1978.

With United States Army, 1949-1953, Korea.


Active Boy Scouts American, Pop Warner Football League. Member of National Society Accountants Cooperative, California Gin Association, California Cooperative Gin Association (president 1978-1979), Laton Chamber of Commerce 1957-1958, Caruthers Chamber of Commerce 1974-1975, (Community Service award 1982), 25th Infantry Division Association, California State University-Fresno Alumni Association, Lions.


Married Mary Ann Gordon, September 9, 1954. Children: Thomas Lee, Richard Leonard.