Ernest Alfred Adams

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Ernest Alfred Adams OBE (23 November 1892 – 29 August 1976) was a New Zealand baker, businessman and philanthropist. He was born in Wellington, Somerset, England.[1] He co-founded Ernest Adams Limited.[2]

In the 1962 Queen's Birthday Honours, Adams was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to the community, especially in social welfare work.[3]


  1. ^ Adams, Sarah. "Ernest Alfred Adams". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Adams, Ernest Alfred". Te Ara. Retrieved 7 May 2013. 
  3. ^ The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 42685. p. 4348. 2 June 1962. Retrieved 23 April 2016.