Samuel Adams

Samuel AdamsState: Massachusetts

Age at Ratifying Convention: 65

Affiliation: Antifederalist

Vote at Ratifying Convention: Yea, with Bill of Rights

Date of Birth: September 27, 1722

Date of Death: October 2, 1803

Schooling: Harvard College, 1740

Occupation: Politician, Merchant

Prior Political Experience: Member of the First Continental Congress; Signer of the Declaration of Independence; Signer of the Articles of Confederation

Other Political Activities: Massachusetts State Senate, 1781-1788; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1793; Governor of Massachusetts, 1793-1797