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John Quincy Adams

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John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President


Who was John Quincy Adams?

John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States, serving from 1825 to 1829. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts on July 11, 1767, Adams was the son of John Adams, the second U.S. President. He was a diplomat and served as Minister to several European countries before becoming President. During his presidency, Adams focused on modernizing infrastructure, establishing the National Observatory and promoting American commerce. After leaving office, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served until his death on February 23, 1848. Adams was a strong advocate for abolition and played a key role in the passage of the Tariff of 1828, also known as the "Tariff of Abominations." He is remembered for his dedication to American ideals and his commitment to preserving the Union.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for John Quincy Adams

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Taylor Lautner

TV and Movie Actor

7th cousin 8 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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Michael Lookinland

TV Actor

13th cousin 6 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Isabella de Beauchamp

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

15th cousin 6 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Diane Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

4th cousin 6 times removed
via John Alden

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Tyng

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Alpheus Felch

5th Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 1 time removed
via Adam Hawkes

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Henry P. Baldwin

15th Governor of Michigan

4th cousin 2 times removed
via John Alden

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Charles M. Dale

66th Governor of New Hampshire

4th cousin 4 times removed
via John Alden

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Nathaniel B. Baker

24th Governor of New Hampshire

4th cousin 2 times removed
via Samuel Bass

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Fitzalan

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

13th cousin 3 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

13th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir Robert Goushill

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Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 5 times removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Paul Giamatti

TV and Movie Actor

15th cousin 4 times removed
via Richard Fitzalan

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A. Bartlett Giamatti

Major League Baseball Commissioner

15th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Fitzalan

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

13th cousin 2 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

13th cousin 5 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

13th cousin 5 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Ray Stanton Avery

Founder, Avery Dennison Corp.

5th cousin 4 times removed
via John Cogswell

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Ray Stanton Avery

Founder, Avery Dennison Corp.

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Katherine Myles

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Ray Stanton Avery

Founder, Avery Dennison Corp.

4th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Adams

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

7th cousin 7 times removed
via Adam Winthrop Jr.

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