Name: Samuel ADAMS
Birth: 27 SEP 1722 in Boston, MA
Death: 2 OCT 1803 in Boston, MA
_FA1: Graduated from Harvard (1740).
_FA2: Tax collector in Boston (1756). Member, Massachusetts legislature (1765).
_FA3: Clerk, Massachusetts legislature (1766-74).
_FA4: Founded Massachusetts Committee of Correspondence (1772).
_FA5: Organized Boston Tea Party (1773).
_FA6: Member, Continental Congress (1774-81).
_FA7: Signed Declaration of Independence (1776) for Massachusetts.
_FA8: President, Massachusetts Senate (1781-88).
_FA9: Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1789-93).
_FA1: Governor of Massachusetts (1794-97).
_FA1: One of the 1st & most energized opponents of British colonial rule.
Change Date: 13 AUG 2001|