January/February 2005 issue
African-American History Month: Millie Adams Display
In recognition of African
American history month, the
library put together an
informal display honoring
Millie Adams, Circuit Executive for the U.S.
Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and the
nationís first African American female circuit
Millie was born in Atoka, Tennessee, as the
seventh of twelve children. She received her B.S.
in Business Administration from the University
of Missouri - St. Louis in 1976. She received her
M.A. in Management from Webster University
(St. Louis) in 1984.
From 1971 to 1975 she worked as an accounting
clerk for the City of St. Louis. From 1976 to 1981
she worked as an accountant for the Missouri
Court of Appeals. In 1981 she became the
Assistant Circuit Executive for the Eighth Circuit
and held that position until 1997, when she was
promoted to Circuit Executive. As Circuit
Executive, Millie works with the judges of the
Eighth Circuit and oversees a variety of
administrative operations to ensure that the circuit
functions smoothly and efficiently.
In addition to her service to the courts, Millie also
actively contributes to the community by fundraising
for Annie Maloneís Childrenís Home and
Faith House and by visiting local nursing homes.
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