Samuel Adams

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Samuel Adams
J S Copley - Samuel Adams.jpg
In this 1772 portrait by John Singleton Copley, Adams points at the Massachusetts Charter, which he viewed as a constitution that protected the peoples' rights.[1]
4th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
October 8, 1793 – June 2, 1797
Lieutenant Moses Gill
3rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
1789–1793
Governor John Hancock
President of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
1782 – 1785
1787–1788
Delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress
In office
1774–1781
Clerk of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1766–1774
Personal details
Born September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722
Boston, Massachusetts
Died Oṣù Kẹ̀wá 2, 1803 (ọmọ ọdún 81)
Boston, Massachusetts
Political party Democratic-Republican (1790s)
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Checkley,
Elizabeth Wells
Signature

Wọ́n bí Adams ní ọdún 1722. Ó kú ní 1803. Olóṣèlú ọmọ ilẹ̀ Àmẹ́ríkà ni tí ó ń fẹ́ kí àyípadà wa. Boston ni wọ́n ti bí i. Láti nǹkan bíi 1765 ni ó ti ń sọ pé ẹni tí kò bá ní aṣojú kò gbọdọ̀ san owó-orí (no taxation without representation). Ó gbé ‘Boston tea-party’ ga. Ní 1776, ó fi ọwọ́ sí ìwé òmìnira (declaration of independent).


  1. Alexander, Revolutionary Politician, 103, 136; Maier, Old Revolutionaries, 41–42.
  2. Wells, Life and Public Services, 2:221.