Adams, Samuel

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Name
Adams, Samuel Gender: M
born on 27 September 1722 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Boston MA, USA, 42n21, 71w03
Timezone LMT m71w03 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 04°11' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 10°17 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 15°03'



Samuel Adams

Biography

American statesman, a founding father of the US,, signer of the Declaration of Indepence, and member of noted family; his second cousin was John Adams who would become the nation's second President.

Samuel Adams was a founder of the Sons of Liberty and was a principal in the protest against the Stamp Act and in the protest known as the Boston Tea Party. He wrote prolifically in protest of British rule before and during the Revolutionary War. As a member of the Massachusetts Assembly, he advocated for a Continental Congress. After its formation he was appointed a representative.

In 1789 he was appointed lieutenant governor of the state of Massachusetts. Five years later, in 1794, he was elected Governor, a seat he held until his retirement in 1797. He died October 2, 1803 in Boston, age 81.

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Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1794 (Elected Governor of Massachusetts)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield writes" BORN: 16 September 1722 (OS) [27 September 1722 (NS)], noon, Boston, MA, USA. From Quoted Birth Record (AA) SOURCE: Sy Scholfield quotes a transcription of the Adams Family Bible in the book, 'The New England Historical and Genealogical Register' (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1854), p. 283: 'Samuel Adams their second son, born the sixteenth day of Septbr at twelve of the Clock at noon, being Sabbath day, 1722.'

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office

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