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Adams, Oscar William Jr.

Born: 1925 AD
Died: 1997 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

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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.


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