Alma Adams Biography | Wiki
Alma Adams is a seasoned American politician who currently serves as a representative for North Carolina’s 12th congressional district in the United States House of representatives. She is a devout Democrat and formerly represented Carolina’s 58th House District in Guilford County in the North Carolina general assembly.
At the beginning of her career, Adams was a member of the Greensboro City School Board and was later appointed to the House in 1994 after serving as a Greensboro City Council member for 7 years. She replaced Herman Gist in the North Carolina House who had passed away in office.
In the general election, Adams defeated Republican Roger G. Coffer to win a full term. In the general elections of 1996 and 1998, she faced a rematch with Stafford, who ran as a Republican. Adams was victorious in both elections. Consequently, she did not face an opponent in the Democratic primary in 2000 and won by a landslide victory over Jim Rumley in the general elections.
Alma Adams Age
Adams is presently 75 years old as of 2021. She was born on the 27th of May, 1946 in North Carolina, The United States.
Alma Adams Birthday
Congresswoman Adams celebrates her birthday on the 27th of May every year with either her friends or family in North Carolina.
Alma Adams Height and Specifics
Adams stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches and appears quite tall if her pictures are to be used as a point of reference.
- Hair Color: Black.
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches.
- Weight: N/A
- Eye Color: Brown.
- Political Party: Democratic Party
Alma Adams Family
Adams grew up in an American household and was raised by her loving parents Benjamin Shealey, her father, and Mattie Stokes her mother, who are both deceased.
Alma Adams Husband
Adams is currently divorced. Her ex-husband passed on due to unclear circumstances. She has since not revealed much about her love life or whether she is in a relationship with anyone.
Alma Adams Children
Congresswoman Adams is the mother of one daughter, Linda Jeanelle Lindsay, and one son, Billy E. Adams II, as well as four grandkids, Joslyn Lindsay, Aaron Lindsay, Billy E. Adams III, and Miracle Sumner.
Alma Adams Education
Adams attended West Side High School located in Newark, New Jersey from where she qualified to join North Carolina A&T University. Adams went on to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in art education and later on attained her Master’s Degree in 1972 from the same institution. Thereafter, she joined Ohio State University where she attained a Ph.D. in multicultural education.
Alma Adams For Congress
In April 2013, Mel Watt, the only congressman to have served the 12th District since its creation in 1993, was appointed director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Adams was one of the first to announce that if Watt were confirmed, she would run in the ensuing special election.
Congresswoman Adams was consequently elected to her fourth full term representing the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina on November 3, 2020. Her commendable work resulted in her being re-elected in both 2016 and 2018.
Alma Adams Salary
Adams earns an impressive annual salary of $174,000 as of 2021.
Alma Adams Net Worth
Alma has a staggering net worth of around $407,501 dollars as of 2021.
Who Is Alma Adams?
Alma Adams is an American politician who currently serves as a representative for North Carolina’s 12th congressional district in the United States House of representatives.
How Old Is Alma Adams?
Adams is currently 75 years old as she celebrated her 75th birthday on the 27th of May this year.
Is Alma Adams Married?
No. Alma is currently not married and prefers to keep her love life out of the public.