6th JDC Judge Cliff C. Adams, 92, died Monday,
April 19, 2004. A World War II veteran, he served in
the European theatre for 18 months and separated with
the rank of Major. A graduate of Louisiana State University,
he practiced law in Madison Parish from 1936 to 1963.
He served as Alderman of the Village of Tallulah from
1946 to 1948, when he resigned to accept an appointment
as Assistant District Attorney, which office was held
until his election to the bench. He was first elected,
without opposition, by a special election called to
fill the unexpired term of the late Frank Voelker, and
took office October 1, 1963. He was reelected in 1966
without opposition. He served in that judgeship until
his retirement in 1984.