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Founding Father and brewer who helped organize the Boston Tea Party. He helped draft the Articles of Confederation and the Massachusetts Constitution and he was the 4th Governor of Massachusetts from 1794 to 1797.
He wrote a thesis which strongly hinted at his colonial-rights political views.
The beer company named after him was not founded by him, but was created in 1985.
His second cousin was President John Adams. He had one son, Samuel Adams Jr., who died during the American Revolution.
Thomas Jefferson wrote that Adams was “truly the Man of the Revolution.”
How did Samuel Adams die?
Samuel Adams' death was caused by essential tremor.Adams suffered from what is now believed to have been essential tremor, a movement disorder that rendered him unable to write in the final decade of his life. He died at the age of 81 on October 2, 1803, and was interred at the Granary Burying Ground in Boston.
|Cause of death||essential tremor|
|Age of death||81 years|
|Death date||October 2, 1803|
|Place of death||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason.Samuel Adams
How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!Samuel Adams
Among the natural rights of the colonists are these: First a right to life, secondly to liberty, and thirdly to property; together with the right to defend them in the best manner they can.Samuel Adams
I do not regret the part I have taken in a cause so just and interesting to mankind.Samuel Adams
While I am in this world, I am resolved that no vexation shall put me out of temper if I can possibly command myself. Even old age, which is making strides towards me, shall not prevail to make me peevish.Samuel Adams