Theodore Francis Adams was born April 7, 1899 in Winnipeg Manitoba. He moved with his family to North Enderby in 1912, where he stayed with his relatives, the William Jones family. In 1912 his father Frank purchased a house on Granville St. in Enderby. Theodore Adams married Georgina Broom in 1921 and they had 3 daughters: Kathleen, Marjorie, and Francis. He was the manager/owner of the Enderby Opera House, 1921-1922. He was on the Enderby hockey team in 1922 when they won the Coy Cup; his nickname became "Mosie". After working in Vancouver and Alberta, he returned to Enderby to manage the Enderby Creamery, 1924 to 1928. The family moved to Vernon, where he worked as a car salesman for Vernon Garage. Theodore Adams returned to the Enderby area when he owned Hupel Store and Garage, 1947-1954.