Earl Adams Dies at 62
Earl Adams brings with him extensive legal and executive experience across multiple modes of transportation – surface transportation, rail travel and aviation. At the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration he was responsible for legal policy pertaining to agency programs and activities such as development, issuance, interpretation enforcement defense of FMCSA safety regulations before both state and federal courts.
Early Life and Education
Early on, he developed an interest in history and literature. As such, he read extensively – eventually becoming quite voracious!
Attracted to politics, he served on multiple committees of the House Judiciary and Foreign Relations.
Adams initially declined to take an active part in the colonial revolt against Parliament after it began protesting the Stamp Act of 1765, believing many of its leaders to harbor hidden agendas, such as American independence. Eventually though he came around and joined in as part of an oppositional coalition.
He eventually joined a group and helped them produce propaganda pieces. Later he went on to be one of Congress’s key members, playing an essential part in both American Revolution and drafting its Declaration.
Adams co-chairs Saul Ewing’s Regulatory, Compliance and Government service group and has extensive experience representing clients before all branches of state and local government. According to his LinkedIn profile, Adams has assisted clients in navigating complex regulatory schemes as well as understanding the challenges associated with working within regulated industries.
His advocacy focused on health care, higher education, victims of domestic violence, veterans affairs and veteran services. He earned both his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School and Master of Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School.
Achievement and Honors
As former associate head coach at Penn State and UTC, Earl was instrumental in leading Penn State to an NCAA Tournament berth in 2011 as well as back-to-back NIT Championships. Additionally, he helped develop All-Big 10 selection Talor Battle who achieved over 2,000 points and 500 rebounds during his Penn State career.
As a Houston businessman, Earl owned multiple establishments that strived to ensure his customers felt welcome. He loved serving others and always ensured his clients felt part of the family.
He and Ruth served as role models to hundreds of Adams County 4-H members. Their welcoming smile and willingness to lend assistance provided encouragement for many young people.
Earl Adams was a self-starter who valued education. On Sunday afternoon he passed suddenly at his Kennebunk home.
Born in Cambridge, Mass. and attending Woburn High School – playing football there as an undergraduate – before continuing on to Northeastern University to obtain his master’s in engineering management, where he then earned a doctoral degree.
After leaving Raytheon Company and serving in the US Army, he moved on to Kennebunk, Maine and purchased Nonantum Resort.
He was also an accomplished real estate broker for over 42 years, developing numerous residential properties throughout Southern Maine while helping many people along the way.
Amy Adams has become one of the highest-paid actresses worldwide with an estimated net worth of $60 Million.
She has made considerable money as a producer, which has greatly contributed to increasing her net worth over time.
He was born August 27, 1987 to Wendy V. Adams Roberts and Willard Earl Bee. He is survived by his mother, stepfather and two sons Amare and Kashtan Adams from Clarksville. Additionally he leaves five sisters: Erica Adams (Clarksville), LaWhitney Roberts of Okc, Ok, Nakesha Richards from Lawton Oklahoma and Monika Bee of Ft Worth Texas along with one brother named Cedric Richards from Idabel Oklahoma.