Jan. 22 (Wednesday)

The Second U.S. President
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 John  Adams
Full Name: John Adams
Born: Oct. 30, 1735 in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
Died: July 4, 1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts

John Adams served as the United States’ first vice president (1789-1797) and second president (1797-1801). One of the Founding Fathers, Adams was a statesman, diplomat and leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain. His son, John Quincy Adams, became the sixth U.S. President.