James B. Adams

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James B. Adams
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Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Acting
In office
February 15, 1978 – February 23, 1978
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byClarence M. Kelley
Succeeded byWilliam H. Webster
Personal details
Born
James Blackburn Adams

(1926-12-21)December 21, 1926
Corsicana, Texas, U.S.
DiedApril 25, 2020(2020-04-25) (aged 93)
Kerrville, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationBaylor University (BA, LLB)

James Blackburn Adams (December 21, 1926 – April 25, 2020) was an American attorney and politician. He served as an acting director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from February 15, 1978 through February 23, 1978. [1] He was born in Corsicana, Texas.

Adams died on April 25, 2020 in Kerrville, Texas of a suspected heart attack, aged 93.[2]

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