Adams, Clifford J.

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Adams, Clifford J.

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        Clifford (Cliff) James Adams was born in Hull, Yorkshire, England on October 19, 1883. He immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta in 1914 with his wife Esther (Hetty) (née Evans) (1885-1954) and son David Clifford (1912-2002); Cliff's brother, Reginald Adams, who had come to Edmonton years earlier, had encouraged Cliff to come out.

        Cliff was a bookkeeper by trade, and worked as an office manager for the Edmonton Stock Yards and was subsequently an employee of the Canadian National Railway. Cliff was also for a time the secretary-treasurer of the Heart Stooker Company Limited. Cliff was active in St. Michael and All Angels Anglican church, serving as secretary-treasurer for many years. He was also secretary-treasurer for the North Edmonton Public School Parents' Teachers' Association.

        Predeceased by his wife in January, Cliff died March 28, 1954.


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