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John P. Adams

Cover picture for the articleJohn P. Adams of Canaan, New York died on April 30th at Albany Medical Center. He was 83 years old. Born in New York City on November 23, 1937 to Col. William McMillan Adams and Eleanor (Hermann) Adams, Mr. Adams grew up in Canaan on a farm originally purchased by his grandmother in 1916. He graduated from Phillips Academy – Andover, Yale University, Columbia Law School and the MIT Sloan Fellows MBA program. He began his career as an attorney with Coudert Brothers and went on to lead multiple companies before starting Adams-Royer, an international acquisitions firm based in New York and Paris.