John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)
6th President of the United States (1825-1829)
He was preceded in the Presidency by James Monroe and after serving one term in office for the Democratic-Republican Party was succeeded in 1829 by Andrew Jackson. His Vice-President throughout was John C. Calhoun. Adams was the eldest son of the 2nd U.S. President, John Adams. He and his wife were the parents of four named children, three of whom (all sons) survived to adulthood. He died leaving an estate valued at $400,000.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 01/11/2018 and last updated on 14/08/2023.