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Royal Arcanum
Politician members in Georgia

  William Charles Adamson (1854-1929) — also known as William C. Adamson — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Ga. Born in Bowdon, Carroll County, Ga., August 13, 1854. Democrat. Lawyer; city judge in Georgia, 1885-89; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1892; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1897-1917; Judge of U.S. Customs Court, 1926-28. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum; Knights of Pythias. Died, of pneumonia, in Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., January 3, 1929 (age 74 years, 143 days). Interment at Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Adamson and Mary A. (McDaniel) Adamson; married, January 29, 1885, to Minna Reese (died 1912); married, January 1, 1917, to Ellen (Zellars) Camp.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938) — also known as Richard B. Russell — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga.; Russell, Bartow County, Ga. Born near Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., April 27, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; cotton planter; newspaper editor; president, Hoschton Telephone Co.; organizer, Athens Street Railway Co.; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1882-88; circuit judge in Georgia, 1898-1906; candidate in primary for Governor of Georgia, 1906; Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1907-16; chief justice of Georgia Supreme Court, 1923-38; died in office 1938. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Royal Arcanum. Died December 3, 1938 (age 77 years, 220 days). Interment at Russell Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William John Russell and Rebecca Harriette (Brumby) Russell; married, May 13, 1883, to Marie Louise Tyler (died 1886); married, June 24, 1891, to Ina Dillard (1868-1953); father of Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. and Robert Lee Russell; grandfather of Robert Lee Russell, Jr. (1925-1965).
  Political family: Russell family of Winder, Georgia.
  See also Wikipedia article
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