Summary

Founding father of the United States of America.

Conflict Period:
Revolutionary War 1
Branch:
Militia 1
Birth:
27 Sep 1722 1
Boston, Massachusetts 1
Death:
02 Oct 1803 1
Massachusetts 1
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Full Name:
Samuel Adams 2
Also known as:
Sam Adams 2
Birth:
27 Sep 1722 2
Boston, Massachusetts 2
Male 2
Death:
02 Oct 1803 2
Massachusetts 2
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Birth:
Mother: Mary Fifield Adams 2
Father: Samuel Adams, Sr. 2
Marriage:
Elizabeth Wells 2
1764 2
Marriage:
Elizabeth Checkley 2
October 1749 2
Spouse Death Date: July 1757 2
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Revolutionary War 1

Branch:
Militia 1
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Occupation:
Politician 2
Religion:
Puritan 2
Employment:
Employer: Boston Town Meeting 2
Position: Tax collector 2
Start Date: 1756 2
Education:
Institution: Harvard College 2
Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts 2
From: 1736 2
To: 1743 2
Appointed to Board of War:
1777 2
Became acting Governor of Massechusetts:
1793 2
Delegate in the First Continental Congress:
September 1774 2
Delegate in the Second Continental Congress:
May 1775 2
Draft MA Constitution w/ John Adams & Jas. Bowdoin:
1779 2
Drafted Articles of Confederation:
1777 2
Elected Lieutenant Governor of Massechusetts:
1789 2
Reelected to MA House of Reps:
May 1773 2
Reelected to MA House of Reps:
April 1772 2
Reelected to MA House of Reps as clerk:
May 1766 2
Retired from Continental Congress:
1781 2
Retired from politics:
1797 2

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Stories

Although Adams was a controversial figure in American history, he had the passion to help push the nation to independence by signing the Declaration of Independence on 4 July 1776. Adams helped draft the Articles of Confederation as well as the Massachussetts Constitution. Afterward, he served in the state senate.

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