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TermEdit

6th President of the United States
Democratic-Republican
March 4, 1825 - March 4, 1829  (57-61)
Preceded by James Monroe
Succeeded by Andrew Jackson


13th Secretary of State of the United States
September 22, 1817 - March 3, 1825  (50-57)
Preceded by Richard Rush
Succeeded by Daniel Brent


DataEdit

Full Name John Quincy Adams
Born July 11, 1767
Birthplace Quincy, Massachusetts
Alma Mater Harvard University  (B.A. 1787, M.A. 1790)
Died  February 23, 1848  (80 years)
Deathplace Washington, D.C.


ParentsEdit

John Adams
Born October 30, 1735
Father John Adams  (1691-1761) (70 years)
Mother Susanna Boylston  (1708-97) (89 years)
Marriage 1764 - 1818  (54 years, widowed)
Died July 4, 1826  (90 years)


Abigail Smith
Born November 22, 1744
Father William Smith  (1707-83) (76 years)
Mother Elizabeth Quincy  (1721-75) (54 years)
Children 6
Died October 28, 1818  (73 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Abigail Amelia Adams  (1765-1813) (48 years)

(married 1786  William Smith  (1755-1816) (61 years))

2. Grace Susanna Adams  (1768-70) (2 years)

3. Charles Adams  (1770-1800) (30 years)

(married 1795  Sarah Smith  (1769-1828) (59 years))

4. Thomas Boylston Adams  (1772-1832) (60 years)

(married 1805  Ann Harrod  (1774-1846) (72 years))

5. Elizabeth Adams  (1777-77) (1 day)


MarriagesEdit

1. Louisa Catherine Johnson
Born February 12, 1775
Father Joshua Johnson  (1742-1802) (60 years)
Mother Catherine Nuth  (1757-1811) (54 years)
Marriage July 26, 1797 - February 23, 1848  (50 years, died)
Died May 15, 1852  (77 years)


Child 1: George Washington AdamsEdit

Born April 12, 1801 Died

April 30, 1829

(28 years)


Child 2: John AdamsEdit

Born July 4, 1803 Died

October 23, 1834

(31 years)


Marriages
Wife Mary Catherine Hellen  (1806-70) (64 years)
Marriage February 25, 1828 - October 23, 1834  (6 years, died)


Children
1. Mary Louisa Adams  (1829-59) (30 years)
2. Georgeanna Frances Adams  (1830-39) (9 years)


Child 3: Charles Francis AdamsEdit

Born August 18, 1807 Died

November 21, 1886

(79 years)


Marriages
Wife Abigail Brown Brooks  (1808-89) (81 years)
Marriage September 3, 1829 - November 21, 1886  (57 years, died)


Children
1. Louisa Catherine Adams  (1831-70) (39 years)
2. John Quincy Adams  (1833-94) (61 years)
3. Charles Francis Adams Jr.  (1835-1915) (80 years)
4. Henry Brooks Adams  (1838-1918) (80 years)
5. Arthur Adams  (1841-46) (5 years)
6. Mary Gardner Adams  (1845-1928) (83 years)
7. Peter Chardon Brooks Adams  (1848-1927) (79 years)


Child 4: Louisa Catherine AdamsEdit

Born August 12, 1811 Died

September 15, 1812

(1 year)


OccupationEdit

U.S. Representative from Massachusetts' 8th District  (1843-48)

U.S. Representative from Massachusetts' 12th District  (1833-43)

U.S. Representative from Massachusetts' 11th District  (1831-33)

United States Envoy to the United Kingdom  (1815-17)

United States Minister to Russia  (1809-14)

U.S. Senator from Massachusetts  (1803-08)

United States Minister to Prussia  (1797-1801)

United States Minister to the Netherlands  (1793-97)

Lawyer


Presidential Election of 1824Edit

1. Andrew Jackson
Birth/Death 1767 - 1845  (78 years)
State  Tennessee
Occupation U.S. Senator from Tennessee  (1797-98, 1823-35)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

John C. Calhoun  (1782-1850) (SC)

Incumbent Secretary of War of the United States  (1817-25)

Popular Vote 151, 271  (41.36%)
Electoral Vote 99  (14 states)


2. John Quincy Adams
Birth/Death 1767 - 1848  (81 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Incumbent Secretary of State of the United States  (1817-25)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

John C. Calhoun  (1782-1850) (SC)

Incumbent Secretary of War of the United States  (1817-25)

Popular Vote 113, 122  (30.92%)
Electoral Vote 84  (8 states)


3. William H. Crawford
Birth/Death 1772 - 1834  (62 years)
State Georgia
Occupation Incumbent Secretary of the Treasury of the United States  (1816-25)
Political Party Democratice-Republican
Vice President

Nathaniel Macon  (1757-1837) (NC)

U.S. Senator from North Carolina  (1815-28)

Popular Vote 40, 856  (11.21%)
Electoral Vote 41  (4 states)


4. Henry Clay
Birth/Death 1777 - 1852  (75 years)
State Kentucky
Occupation Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives  (1811-14, 1815-20, 1823-25)
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Vice President

Nathan Sanford  (1777-1838) (NY)

Chancellor of New York  (1823-26)

Popular Vote 47, 531  (12.99%)
Electoral Vote 37  (4 states)


Addendum

During the Presidential Election of 1824 the candidates were required to receive 131 Electoral Votes to win. Since none of the four candidates reached the requirement, the top three candidates (Jackson, Adams, and Crawford) ran in a special election in the U.S. House of Representatives. 

John Quincy Adams: 87 (41%)

Andrew Jackson: 71 (33%)

William H. Crawford: 54 (25%)


Vice PresidentEdit

John C. Calhoun  (1782-1850) SC 1825-29


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
Daniel Brent  (1770-1841) VA 1825
Henry Clay  (1777-1852) KY 1825-29


Secretary of the Treasury
Richard Rush  (1780-1859) PA 1825-29


Secretary of War
James Barbour  (1775-1842) VA 1825-28
Peter Buell Porter  (1773-1844) NY 1828-29


Attorney General
William Wirt  (1772-1834) VA 1825-29


Secretary of the Navy
Samuel L. Southard  (1787-1842) NJ 1825-29


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
John Marshall  (1755-1835) VA 1800-35  (35 years)


Associate Justices
Bushrod Washington  (1762-1829) VA 1798-1829  (31 years)
William Johnson  (1771-1834) SC 1804-34  (30 years)
Thomas Todd  (1765-1826) VA 1807-26  (19 years)
Gabriel Duvall  (1752-1844) MD 1811-35  (24 years)
Joseph Story  (1779-1845) MA 1811-45  (34 years)
Smith Thompson  (1768-1843) NY 1823-43  (20 years)
Robert Trimble  (1776-1828) KY 1826-28  (2 years)