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ADAIR, Henry Porterfield
Transcribed from: The History of Florida: Past & Present, The Lewis Publishing Co., Vol.
II, page 179, 1923.
ADAIR, HENRY PORTERFIELD was born August 26, 1883, son of L. C. ADAIR and REBECCA SIDNEY
(TAYLOR) ADAIR. He was educated in the public schools of Richmond, Virginia.
From 1907 to 1911 Mr. ADAIR was Florida manager of Kingman & Company, Limited, packers.
He was admitted to the bar in 1910 and has been a member of the law firm of Knight & Adair
with offices in the Graham Building at Jacksonville. He is a director of the Barnett National
Bank; was president of the Florida Country Club in 1918 and president of the Jacksonville
Chamber of Commerce in 1921-22.
June 1, 1910, he married Miss MARIE MANNING, a native of Washington, D. C., and the younger
of the two children of Doctor WILLIAM and LOUISE (SAUNDERS) MANNING, the former a native of
Virginia and the latter of South Carolina. Her father was a prominent physician in Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. ADAIR have three daughters, MARIE MANNING, SARAH LOUISE and SIDNEY TAYLOR.
Transcribed by Nancy Rayburn
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