The 2nd POTUS John Adams was born on this day in 1735.
Ten Notes On POTUS John Adams.
1. John Adams was the first Vice President of the United States. He was Vice President for eight years for George Washington. He hated being Vice President. His quote on the Vice Presidency was ” My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.” The job that Adams really wanted was to be named the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
2. John Adams raised his son John Quincy to be POTUS. JQ’s was raised as a president in waiting and it turned out he did become POTUS #6. John Adams and John Quincy Adams were the only father-son to be POTUS until George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush came along. There was one grandfather-grandson-…
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