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Eric Graham Forbes Adam CMG (1888 - 1925)

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Eric Graham Forbes Adam CMG
Born in Malabar Hill, Bombay, Indiamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Istanbul, Turkeymap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2017 | Last significant change: 19 Dec 2018
20:43: Richard Shelley edited the Biography for Eric Graham Forbes Adam CMG (1888-1925). [Thank Richard for this]
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Categories: Eton College | King's College, Cambridge | Cricketers | Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George | British Notables.

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Eric Graham Forbes Adam CMG (3 October 1888 – 7 July 1925) was 3rd Secretary in British Peace Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919; the London Conference of 1920 and the San Remo Conference. He was First Secretary in the British Delegation to the, Lausanne Conference of 1922–1923.

He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in 1923.


Adam was born in Malabar Hill, Bombay, India, the second son of Sir Frank Forbes Adam, 1st Baronet. His older brother was General Sir Ronald Forbes Adam, 2nd Baronet.


He was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge.

While at Cambridge he played one first class cricket match for Cambridge University against Yorkshire on 1–3 June 1911 at Fenner's.

Marriage and Children

He married Agatha Perrin, daughter of R.W. Macan in 1918; their son was Sir Christopher Adam, 3rd Baronet (1920–2009).

Death and Burial

He died in Istanbul in 1925, aged 36 and is buried in Haydarpaşa Cemetery in Istanbul.


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