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Adams, Oscar William Jr.

Born: 1925 AD
Died: 1997 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

1925 – Adams was born in Birmingham, Alabama on February 7, 1925.

1944 – Earned his bachelor’s degree from Talladega College.

1947 – Received his law degree from Howard University, he was admitted to the Alabama bar after his graduation.

1980 – Appointed by Governor Fob James to the Alabama Supreme Court.

1982 – Became the first African American to be appointed and elected to a statewide constitutional office.

1997 – Died on February 15, 1997 in Birmingham, Alabama.