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date: 09 August 2020

Adams, John Quincyfree

(11 July 1767–23 February 1848)
  • Mary W. M. Hargreaves


Adams, John Quincy (11 July 1767–23 February 1848), secretary of state, sixth president of the United States, and U.S. congressman, was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, the son of John Adams (1735–1826), second president of the United States, and Abigail Smith Adams (Abigail Adams...

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