Scott 811Issued 28th Jul 1938. Rotary Press Printed on unwatermarked paper and perf 11:10½. This stamp features John Qunicy Adams (11th Jul 1767 - 23rd Feb 1848), the sixth President of the USA (4th Mar 1825 - 4th Mar 1829).
John Quincy Adams was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and diarist who served as the sixth president of the United States from 1825 to 1829. He previously served as the eighth United States Secretary of State from 1817 to 1825. During his long diplomatic and political career, Adams also served as an ambassador, and as a member of the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives representing Massachusetts.
He was the eldest son of John Adams, who served as the second US president from 1797 to 1801, and First Lady Abigail Adams. Initially a Federalist like his father, he won election to the presidency as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, and in the mid-1830s became affiliated with the Whig Party.
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