Facts

Biographical and Historical Facts about John Adams

 

Place and date of birth

John Adams was born on October 19, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts.

Parents

John Adams and Susanna Boylston.

Siblings

Peter Boylston and Elihu.

Wife

Abigail Smith

Children

Abigail “Nabby”, John Quincy, Susanna, Charles, Thomas and Elizabeth (stillborn)

Education

Harvard

Occupation before political life

Farmer, teacher and lawyer

Political Party

Federalist

Political life

Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses.
Signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Member of the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention.
Commissioner to France.
Signer of the Treaty of Paris.
Minister to England and Netherlands.
Vice President.
President

Death

John Adams died on July 4th, 1826 at age 90. He is buried at the United First Parish Church.

 

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