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Clayton Sinnot Adams
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007

Clayton Sinnot Adams (1890-1965).  Born in Champaign, Illinois on December 7, 1890.

Commissioned in the infantry reserve following attendance at Training Camp, Fort Sheridan in 1917. Called to active duty September 1940. Served in the office of the Adjutant General 1940-1942. Brigadier General in September 1942.  Head of Army postal Service 1942-1943. Duty with Army Service Forces December 1943 until released from active duty in July 1944.

Decorations included the Legion of Merit.  Died on April 6, 1965.

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CS Adams Gravesite PHOTO

ADAMS, CLAYTON S
BG, USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/07/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 04/04/1965
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 5
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 6 May 2007
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CS Adams Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, April 2004