Adams, John

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Adams, John Gender: M
born on 30 October 1735 at 02:57 (= 02:57 AM )
Place Quincy, Massachusetts, 42n15, 71w0
Timezone LMT m71w0 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Doane
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 06°26' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 20°15 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°03'

John Adams


American President 1797-1801 after two terms as the first Vice-President under George Washington. A Federalist, Adams played a leading part in the fight for independence.

Graduating from Harvard in 1755, he taught school for three years until being admitted to the bar. In March 1770, he was elected to the Continental Congress. After an illustrious political career, he was elected Vice President under George Washington in 1788. Elected President in 1796, he was sworn into office on 4 March 1797. Adams was the first president to reside in the White House, 1800. He retired from the presidency on 4 March 1801, passing the torch to Thomas Jefferson.

Adams married New England socialite Abigail Smith in 1764: they had three sons and three daughters. He was widowed on 28 October 1818. He died on 4 July 1826, Quincy, MA, age 90, on the same day as Jefferson.

David McCullough's biography "John Adams," 2001, has extensive references to personal letters and documents and in regard to the Declaration of Independence, while Adams wrote passionately and in detail about the events of July 2, the only notation her made about July 4 is that he took time off to shop for ladies' gloves and a new thermometer. Adams wrote that on 2 July 1776, Congress convened its final discussion and reading of the

Declaration. At about 11:00 AM the debate closed and a vote was taken. Twelve colonies voted affirmative, while John Dickinson of New York was absent. Congress ordered the document authenticated and printed but it was another month before it was actually signed by the delegates. On August 2, the actual signing took place by some of the delegates. The last delegate, Thomas McKean of Delaware, did not sign until January 1777.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • spouse relationship with Adams, Abigail (born 11 November 1744 Jul.Cal. (22 Nov 1744 greg.))
  • other kin relationship with Adams, Samuel (born 16 September 1722 Jul.Cal. (27 Sep 1722 greg.)). Notes: Second cousins
  • role played of/by Holbrook, Hal (born 17 February 1925). Notes: 1984 TV miniseries "George Washington"
  • role played of/by McCallum, David (born 19 September 1933). Notes: 1964 episode of TV series "Profiles in Courage"


  • Social : End a program of study 1755 (Graduated from Harvard)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1764 (First marriage to Abigail Smith)
  • Work : New Job 1788 (Vice President under George Washington)
  • Work : New Career 4 March 1797 (Elected U.S. President, four years)
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  • Family : Change residence 1800 (First president to reside in the White House)
  • Work : Retired 4 March 1801 (Retired from presidency)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 4 July 1826 at 12:00 noon in Quincy, MA (Age 90)
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Source Notes

D.C. Doane "Horoscopes of U.S. Presidents for October 30, 1735 (NS) at 2:57 AM in Quincy, MA." Kraum in "AO Science" Summer/42 states "time unknown." (October 19, 1735 OS);

"Dr. H" rectified it to 13.23.43 LMT, Noel Tyl rectified it to 13.00 LMT.

Starkman rectified it to 14.12.15 LMT.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Congress, Vice President)
  • Vocation : Politics : U.S. Presidents