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About Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams was an American revolutionary patriot, politician, statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States remembered for his instrumental role in organizing the Boston Tea Party and for being one of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence. He is also remembered for being the second cousin of the 2nd President of the United States John Adams.
He was one of the 12 children born to Mary and Samuel Adams, Sr. He was married twice. His first marriage was to Elizabeth Checkley in 1749. Elizabeth bore him six children, only two of whom survived into adulthood. The marriage lasted until Elizabeth’s death in 1757. He married his second wife Elizabeth Wells in 1764. The marriage produced no children.
He was the 4th Governor of Massachusetts, and served in that position from 1794 to 1797.
Only two of his 11 siblings survived past the age of three.
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Famous quotes by Samuel Adams
Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.Samuel Adams
He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.Samuel Adams
It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men.Samuel Adams
The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.Samuel Adams
The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.Samuel Adams
We cannot make events. Our business is wisely to improve them.Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams' Popularity
Samuel Adams was a famous American politician, 4th Governor of Massachusetts, who was born on September 16, 1722. As a person born on this date, Samuel Adams is listed in our database as the 28th most popular celebrity for the day (September 16).
People born on September 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Samuel Adams is the 714th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Samuel Adams' birthday, Samuel Adams is the 4491st most famous American and ranks 31st in famous people born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
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