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William Adam

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Adam and Jean Ramsay
Husband of Eleanor Adam
Father of Admiral Sir Charles Adam, KCB; John Adam; General Sir Frederick Adam GCB GCMG and Clementia Anstruther-Thompson
Brother of Jane Adam and Mary Loch

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William Adam of Blair Adam FRSE KC (2 August 1751 – 17 February 1839) was a Scottish advocate, barrister, politician and judge. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland (1802–1805) and as Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court (1815-39).

His political career was affected by his father's periodic financial problems, as sometimes the family had substantial wealth and sometimes it was in difficulties, forcing Adam to concentrate his attention on his legal practice.

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