Sam Adams

Events

Born

09/27/1722

Attended Harvard University

1736

Attended Boston Latin School.

1740

Earned a Masters Degree

1743

Thesis on the theme “Whether it be lawful to resist the Supreme Magistrate if the Commonwealth cannot otherwise be preserved”.

Married Elizabeth Chorley.

1749

Elizabeth, Adams nee Chorley died

october 1757

Married Elizabeth Wells.

1764

Founded the Son's of Liberty. House of Representatives.

1765

Clerk of the Massachusetts.

1766 - 1774

Helped found the Committee of Correspondence.

1772

Boston Tea Party

12/16/1773

Delegate from Massachusetts to Continental Congress

1774 - 1781

Signed the Declaration of Independence

07/02/1776

President of the Massachusetts Senate.

1782 - 1785

Became acting 3rd Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts.

1784 - 1794

President of the Massachusetts Senate. (2nd term)

1787 - 1788

Became 4th Governor of Massachusetts

10/08/1794

Sam Adams died

02/10/1802