Nov 1943-1945 W. J. ADKINS served in the armed forces. We was with the Anti-Aircraft Coast Artillery. In 1944 he was sent to England and from there they were assigned to General Patton's Third Army. He was a Sergeant in Charge of the Battalion Message Center.
W. J. ADKINS moved to Laredo, TX in 1947. Later moved to 835 S. Van Buren, Dallas, TX.
He received a B. A. degree at North Texas State College, Denton, TX in 1930, his M. A. degree at Texas Tech., Lubbock, TX in 1938 and has done graduate work at the University of Texas.
Lived in Temple, TX where he served as High School Principal and then Dean of Temple Junior College. W. J. ADKINS later served as President of Laredo Junior College, announced in the newspaper on Oct 27, 1948. In the Laredo Times Herald on April 18th (no year printed) announced W. J. ADKINS was elected to the presidency of the Laredo Rotary Club at Laredo by the organization's new board of directors. ADKINS took over the duties of his new Rotary office July 1st.
W. J. ADKINS Services Set
Austin, TX - Funeral services for W. J. ADKINS, 58, of 1705 W. 32d, the former Texas Educator, will be held
Name: William Jackson Adkins
Death date: 23 May 1965
Death place: Austin, Travis, Texas
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 58 years
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 28 Feb 1907
Birth place: Milford, Texas, Usa
Marital status: Married
Spouse name: Electa J. Adkins
Father name: William Edward Adkins
Father birth place:
Mother name: Lola C. Cook
Mother birth place:
Occupation: School Administration
Residence: Austin, Travis Co., Texas
Cemetery name: Austin Memorial Park
Burial place: Austin, Travis Co., Texas
Burial date: 25 May 1965
Film number: 2117828
Digital GS number: 4028273
Image number: 523
Reference number: 40208
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
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