Thomas "Tom" Montgomery Adair (June 15, 1913 â€“ May 24, 1988) was an American songwriter, composer, and screenwriter.
Born in Newton, Kansas, worked at a power company and the Saturday Evening Post, writing numerous poems, while penning the songs in his spare time. In 1941, Adair met Matt Dennis in a club and the duo began writing songs together. Adair and Dennis wrote numerous songs for Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, and Dinah Shore and penned Frank Sinatra's hit "Will You Still Be Mine?". In 1949, Adair wrote the lyrics for the Broadway production of Along Fifth Avenue.
After meeting screenwriter James B. Allardice while working on The Ann Sothern Show in the late 1950, the two began writing television series together. The partnership ended when Allardice unexpected died of a heart attack in 1966. After Allardice's death, Adair stopped gave up his screenwriting career.