John Clarke Adams
Born: 1910 in Evanston, Illinois
Died: 2000 in Syracuse, New York Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Although born in Evanston, Illinois, Adams lived in Italy for eleven years, Lebanon for three and in Brazil for one year before residing in Syracuse, New York. Biography: John Clarke Adams' career went from teaching government at the University of Buffalo, serving as the labor attache for the U.S. Department of State, at the Embassy in Rome, to being a visiting professor of law at Syrian University in Damascus. His major role was wwriting material for publication in Italy directly in Italian without translation.