06 John Quincy Adams

06 John Quincy Adams

06 John Quincy Adams

06 John Quincy Adams
06 John Quincy Adams

 
  • 6th President of the United States (1825-1829)
  • Vice President: John C. Calhoun (1825-1829)
  • Born: July 11, 1767, Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
  • Nickname: "Old Man Eloquent"
  • Education: Harvard College (graduated 1787)
  • Religion: Unitarian
  • Marriage: July 26, 1797, to Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852)
  • Children: George Washington (1801-1829), John (1803-1834), Charles Francis (1807-1886), Louisa Catherine (1811-1812)
  • Career: Lawyer, Senator, Diplomat
  • Political Party: Federalist, Democratic-Republican, Whig
  • Writings: Memoirs (12 vols., 1874-1877); Writings of John Quincy Adams (7 vols., 1913-1917)
  • Died: February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.
  • Buried: First Unitarian Church, Quincy, Massachusetts

John Quincy Adams Trivia:
Graduated Harvard College (1787) Secretary of State under Monroe. Adams swam nude (weather permitting) in the Potomac River every day. First elected president not to receive either the most electoral college votes or popular votes. Only son of a president to become a president. Only president elected to the House after his presidency. He named one of his sons George Washington.


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