Adams, Alva Blanchard, MAJ

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Judge Advocate General's Corps
Service Years
1918 - 1919

Judge Advocate General's Corps


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Home Town
Del Norte, Colorado
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Dec 01, 1941
Location of Interment
Roselawn Cemetery - Pueblo, Colorado
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US Senator. The son of Colorado Governor Alva Adams, he served during World War I in the United States Army as a Major in the Judge Advocate General's Department. He was elected as a Senator from Colorado to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Samuel D. Nicholson, serving as a Democrat from 1923 to 1924. In 1933 he was re-elected to the US Senate, and served from 1933 to his death in office in 1941.

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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
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Yale UniversityColumbia University
  1893-1896, Yale University
  1896-1899, Columbia University
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