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Name:  John Clarke Adams  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1910 in Evanston, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Although born in Evanston, Illinois, Adams lived in Italy for eleven years, Lebanon for three and in Brazil for one year before residing in Syracuse, New York.

Biographical and Professional Information

John Clarke Adams' career went from teaching government at the University of Buffalo, serving as the labor attache for the U.S. Department of State, at the Embassy in Rome, to being a visiting professor of law at Syrian University in Damascus. His major role was wwriting material for publication in Italy directly in Italian without translation.

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