John Quincy Adams

 
 
6th President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829
Vice PresidentJohn C. Calhoun
Preceded byJames Monroe
Succeeded byAndrew Jackson
8th United States Secretary of State
In office
September 22, 1817 – March 4, 1825
PresidentJames Monroe
Preceded byJames Monroe
Succeeded byHenry Clay
United States Senator
from Massachusetts
In office
March 4, 1803 – June 8, 1808
Preceded byJonathan Mason
Succeeded byJames Lloyd
Member of the United States
House of Representatives

from Massachusetts
In office
March 4, 1831 – February 23, 1848
Preceded byJoseph Richardson
Succeeded byHorace Mann
Constituency11th district (1831–1833)
12th district (1833–1843)
8th district (1843–1848)
 
 
Diplomatic missions
 
7th United States Minister to the United Kingdom
In office
June 8, 1815 – May 14, 1817
PresidentJames Madison
James Monroe
Preceded byJonathan Russell (1812)
Succeeded byRichard Rush
1st United States Minister to Russia
In office
November 5, 1809 – April 28, 1814
PresidentJames Madison
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJames A. Bayard
1st United States Minister to Prussia
In office
December 5, 1797 – May 5, 1801
PresidentJohn Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byHenry Wheaton (1835)
3rd United States Minister to the Netherlands
In office
November 6, 1794 – June 20, 1797
PresidentGeorge Washington
John Adams
Preceded byWilliam Short
Succeeded byWilliam Vans Murray
Personal details
BornJuly 11, 1767
Braintree, Massachusetts Bay, British America
DiedFebruary 23, 1848 (aged 80)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Cause of deathStroke
Resting placeUnited First Parish Church
Political partyFederalist (1792–1808)
Democratic-Republican
(1809–1828)
National Republican (1828–1830)
Anti-Masonic (1830–1834)
Whig (1834–1848)[1]
Spouse(s)
Louisa Johnson (m. 1797)
ChildrenGeorge
John
Charles
Louisa
ParentsJohn Adams
Abigail Smith
RelativesSee Adams political family and Quincy political family
EducationHarvard University (BA, MA)
SignatureCursive signature in ink
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