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6 - John Quincy Adams

Personal Statistics:

Birth Date: July 11, 1767

Birthplace: Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts

Father: John Adams (1735-1826)

Mother: Abigail Smith (1744-1818)

Height at Prime: 5 feet 7 inches

Physical Description: Dark eyes, completely bald when president, had a high, shrill voice, dressed plainly

Religion: Unitarian branch of congregationalism

Wife: Louisa Catherine Johnson (February 12, 1775 – May 15, 1852)

Marriage Date: July 26, 1797

Marriage Place: All Hallows Barking parish, London, England

Children:

-- George Washington Adams (April 12, 1801 – April 30, 1829)

-- John Adams II (July 4, 1803 – October 23, 1834)

-- Charles Francis Adams (August 18, 1807 – November 21, 1886)

-- Louisa Catherine Adams (1811 – 1812)

Death Date: February 23, 1848

Place of Death: U.S. Capital Building, Washington, District of Columbia

Final Words: “I am content” or “I am composed”

Burial Place: United First Parish Church, Quincy, Massachusetts

Professional Statistics:

Minister to the Netherlands (1794-1797)

Minister to Prussia (1797-1801)

Massachusetts State Senator (1802)

U.S. Senator (Federalist-Massachusetts) (1803-1808)

Minister to Russia (1809-1814)

Chief Negotiator of Treaty of Ghent (1814)

Minister to Great Britain (1815-1817)

Secretary of State (1817-1825)

6th President of the United States (1825-1829)

His Vice President: John C. Calhoun (1825-1829)

Events During Presidency:

Endorsed the Federal Improvements Bill

Panama Congress (1826)

Tariff of Abominations (1828)


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