Julia McDonald Adams (Davis) (1900 - 1993)

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Birthplace: WV, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Douglas Kellner
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About Julia McDonald Adams (Davis)

Julia McDonald Davis was one of the first two female journalists hired by the Associated Press in 1926. Julia married William McMillan Adams, president of Sprague International. He was the son of Arthur Henry Adams, president of the United States Rubber Company. Both father and son were aboard the luxury liner RMS Lusitania when it was sunk by a German submarine in 1915. Arthur died, his son survived. Julia and William were divorced, both remarried, she twice, and then they remarried in their old age. William had two sons, John Perry and Arthur Henry II. Julia died in 1993 with no natural children but claimed six "by theft and circumstance."


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Julia Adams's Timeline

July 23, 1900
January 30, 1993
Age 92
Zion Episcopal Churchyard, West Virginia, USA