John Adams

 
 
2nd President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1797 – March 4, 1801
Vice PresidentThomas Jefferson
Preceded byGeorge Washington
Succeeded byThomas Jefferson
1st Vice President of the United States
In office
April 21, 1789 – March 4, 1797
PresidentGeorge Washington
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byThomas Jefferson
1st United States Minister
to the United Kingdom
In office
April 1, 1785 – February 20, 1788[1]
Appointed byCongress of the Confederation
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byThomas Pinckney
1st United States Minister
to the Netherlands
In office
April 19, 1782 – March 30, 1788[1]
Appointed byCongress of the Confederation
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byCharles W. F. Dumas (acting)
Delegate to the Continental Congress
from Massachusetts
In office
May 10, 1775 – June 27, 1778
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded bySamuel Holten
ConstituencySecond Continental Congress
In office
September 5, 1774 – October 26, 1774
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice abolished
ConstituencyFirst Continental Congress
Personal details
BornOctober 30, 1735
Braintree, Massachusetts Bay, British America
DiedJuly 4, 1826 (aged 90)
Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.
Resting placeUnited First Parish Church
Political partyPro-Administration (before 1795)
Federalist (1795–c. 1808)
Democratic-Republican (c. 1808–1826)[2]
Spouse(s)
Abigail Smith
(m. 1764; died 1818)
Children6, including Abigail, John Quincy, Charles, Thomas
ParentsJohn Adams Sr.
Susanna Boylston
EducationHarvard University (BA, MA)
SignatureCursive signature in ink
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