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John Adams

Born: 10/30/1735

Birthplace: North Precint of Braintree, Massachusetts (now called Quincy)

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: Massachusetts

Died: 7/4/1826

Fun Facts:

  • John Adams has a town named for him in New York, but not in his home state of Massachusetts. (Adams, Massachusetts is named for his cousin and fellow signer Samuel.)

  • Adams passed away on July 4th, 1826, just hours after his long time rival turned friend Thomas Jefferson, and 50 years after the first announcement of the Declaration of Independence.

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