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Adams, Samuel (1722–1803), revolutionary politician in America

William Pencak

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195082098
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/68427
Adams, Samuel (1722–1803), revolutionary politician in America

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Adams, Samuel (1722–1803), revolutionary politician in America, was born on 27 September 1722, one of three children (who survived to adulthood) of Samuel Adams (1689–1748) of Boston and his wife, Mary, née Fifield (d. after 1748). Adams inherited his political activism from his father, a brewer and member of the ...

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