DICKEY John is one of the largest global producers of agricultural monitors, controllers, moisture testers and ground speed sensors. Their products are used by farmers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and government agencies to guarantee safe food and water for millions around the world.
Over 50 years later, this company remains a wholly owned subsidiary of TSI. Roger Vanderkolk – Analytical Product Manager – attributes their longevity to their dedication to working with customers.
Early Life and Education
John Adams received an impressive education at Harvard. He studied Latin, mathematics and science with professors such as John Mayhew and John Winthrop.
He furthered his education in law with attorney James Putnam. The books he read would prove essential in developing his understanding of English law and constitutional rights.
His father, Deacon John Adams, was a dedicated Christian who believed his son had great potential. To encourage his son to pursue higher education, Deacon John even sold him ten acres of land to cover tuition expenses.
He achieved public service through his education and hard work, ultimately serving as judge on the Massachusetts Supreme Court. Known for his honesty, integrity, and unwavering devotion to his family, he is survived by his wife Natasha, son David, and daughter Toni.
Dicky John’s professional journey began when he joined Sentry Group, a family business that manufactures fire and theft-resistant safes. He served as President/Treasurer for eight years before retiring as chairman emeritus.
His passion for the arts also led him to pursue a career as a graphic designer. He created Graffix+, an array of products featuring original art created with the delicate hand-drawn stipple technique.
He has been active in sports for 19 years, playing for seven teams as a versatile utility player. He is an honorary member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and was three-time NBA finalist with both New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons. Additionally, he served as college coach where his laid back attitude was highly appreciated by his players.
Dizzy John lives a life full of passion and love with his wife, two daughters in McAllen, TX, as well as three grandchildren. In his free time he enjoys bird hunting, paddle boarding, and yoga.
He is the owner of Santa Cruz Properties in Edinburg, TX and enjoys traveling and going fishing.
Reid was an early supporter and manager for Elton John, becoming one of his first managers. Over time, they both became wealthy through their music careers.
Reid was an ardent fan of Elton and often spent lavishly on trinkets, travel, clothing and property. However, as Rolling Stone reported in 1974, he could also be quite rowdy; once throwing a glass of champagne at someone at an Elton reception and slapping a woman journalist who criticised him.
Lil Dicky is a rapper who derives his income from music and YouTube videos. With over 1.5 million subscribers and 325 million views on his videos, he has amassed an enviable online following.
He is a television producer and creator, estimated to have earned an estimated net worth of $600 million from his work in the entertainment industry.
He is an ardent philanthropist, and his charitable works have contributed to the sustainability of our planet. He has released several songs about environmental issues, such as Earth featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.