Roscoe S. Adams, Sr.

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Roscoe S. Adams, Sr.

Electoral District At-large
Term Start September 1, 1942
Term End August 31, 1944
Preceded by W. Dan Haden (D)
Succeeded by Roscoe S. Adams

Vice-president (vice-mayor)
Charlottesville City Council
Term Start January 1944
Term End August 31, 1944
Preceded by Charles P. Nash (D)
Succeeded by Sam Morris (D)

President (mayor)
Charlottesville City Council
Term Start September 1, 1944
Term End August 31, 1946
Preceded by W. Dan Haden (D)
Succeeded by Roscoe S. Adams

Electoral District At-large (elected by council)
Term Start September 1, 1946
Term End August 31, 1950
Preceded by Roscoe S. Adams
Succeeded by William R. Hill (D)

Electoral District Elected by and from council
Term Start September 1, 1946
Term End August 31, 1948
Preceded by Roscoe S. Adams
Succeeded by Gus K. Tebell (D)

Biographical Information

Date of birth Sepember 28, 1895
Date of death September 10, 1981 (aged 85)
Place of birth Erin, Houston County, Tennessee
Spouse Mabel Claire McShane Adams (1895–1989)
Children Roscoe S., Jr.
Jane C.
Kathleen M.
Betty Ann
William H.
Residence First Ward, 666 Evergreen Avenue (1940)
Profession President, treasurer and manager, Anderson Brothers Book Store
Religion Methodist

Roscoe Summers Adams, Sr. (1895-1981), was a member of the Charlottesville City Council and the Charlottesville School Board. [1] He was mayor in 1948. [2]

Adams and Gus K. Tebell were the winner in the 1946 election for City Council. [3] Adams opted not to run for re-election in 1950. [4]

In June 1948, Adams voted for James E. Bowen to become acting city manager. [5]


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References

  1. Print: Change in Election Meets Disapproval, , Daily Progress, Lindsay family January 5, 1960, Page .
  2. Web. Council Enacts Tax Ordinance, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, March 2, 1949, retrieved December 10, 2016 from University of Virginia Library.
  3. Web. Over 2,000 Expected to Vote in Tuesday's Council Primary, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, April 5, 1948, retrieved December 24, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. April 5, 1948 page 11.
  4. Web. City's Democrats Nominate Hill and Tebell; Council Primary Brings Out 1,200 voters, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, March 28, 1950, retrieved June 13, 2017 from University of Virginia Library.
  5. Web. Bowen is Named Acting Manager by City Council, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 1, 1948, retrieved October 14, 2017 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 1, 1948 page 1.

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