William Charles Adamson (1854-1929) —
also known as William C. Adamson —
of Carrollton, Carroll
Born in Bowdon, Carroll
County, Ga., August
city judge in Georgia, 1885-89; Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1892;
Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1897-1917; Judge
of U.S. Customs Court, 1926-28.
Royal Arcanum; Knights
Died, of pneumonia,
in Presbyterian Hospital,
Manhattan, New York
County, N.Y., January
3, 1929 (age 74 years, 143
Interment at Carrollton
City Cemetery, Carrollton, Ga.
Richard Brevard Russell (1861-1938) —
also known as Richard B. Russell —
of Athens, Clarke
County, Ga.; Russell, Bartow
Born near Marietta, Cobb
County, Ga., April
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
Beta Kappa; Sigma
Alpha Epsilon; Freemasons;
of Pythias; Royal Arcanum.
3, 1938 (age 77 years, 220
Interment at Russell
Memorial Park, Winder, Ga.