The 43 Presidents
of the
United States of America

John Quincy Adams

6th President
1825 - 1829


Born July 11, 1767
Birthplace Braintree, Massachusetts
College Harvard College, Cambridge Massachusetts
Religion Unitarian
Ancestry English
Occupation Lawyer
Political Party Democratic-Republican
Represented Massachusetts
Term March 4,1825 - March 3, 1829
Died February 23, 1848
Place of Death Washington, D.C.
Buried First Unitarian Church, Quincy, Massachusetts

John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States. 

Important events during President John Quincy Adam's administration were:

John Quincy Adams was

  • the first President whose father had signed the Declaration of Independence.

  • the first President whose father had been President.

  • the second President born in Massachusetts.

  • the first President who had been elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

  • the first President to wear long trousers at his inauguration.

  • the President least interested in clothes. It is said that he wore the same hat for ten years.

  • the first President elected without receiving the plurality of the popular votes.

  • the first President whose son was married in the White House.

  • the first President who was married abroad.


George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison
James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren
William H. Harrison John Tyler James Knox Polk Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore Franklin Pierce James Buchanan Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes James Garfield
Chester Alan Arthur Grover Cleveland Benjamin Harrison William McKinley
Theodore Roosevelt William Taft Woodrow Wilson Warren Harding
Calvin Coolidge Herbert Hoover Franklin D. Roosevelt Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson Richard M. Nixon
Gerald R. Ford James Earl Carter Ronald Reagan George H. Bush

William J. Clinton

George Walker Bush