John Adams (disambiguation)


John Adams (disambiguation)

John Adams (1735–1826) was the second President of the United States.John Adams may also refer to:

Politicians

*John Quincy Adams (1767–1848), 6th President of the United States and son of the 2nd President
*John Michael Geoffrey Manningham Adams (1931–1985), known better as "Tom" Adams, Prime Minister of Barbados
*John J. Adams (1848–1919), Congressman from New York during the 48th United States Congress
*John Quincy Adams (1833-1894), American politician and grandson of the President of the same name
*John Adams (New York), (1778–1854), United States Congressman from New York
*John H. Addams (1822–1881), Illinois State Senator and father of Jane Addams
*John T. Adams (1862-1939), Republican National Committee chairman
*John Adams, 1st Baron Adams (1890-1960), British peer

Composers

*John Adams (composer) (born 1947), American composer who came to prominence with his opera "Nixon in China"
*John Luther Adams (born 1953), an American postminimalist composer

Military

*John G. B. Adams (1841–1900), Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
*John Giles Adams (1792–1832), U.S. militia commander at the Battle of Stillman's Run during the 1832 Black Hawk War
*John Mapes Adams, (1871–1921), Boxer Rebellion Medal of Honor recipient
*John Worthington Adams (1764–1837), British general in India

cientists

*John Couch Adams (1819–1892), Cornish mathematician and astronomer who predicted the existence of Neptune
*John Adams (physicist) (1920–1984), Director general of CERN and particle accelerator designer
*John Frank Adams (1930–1989), British mathematician
*John Adams (geographer), professor of geography, environmentalist and risk theorist

Others

*John Adams (martyr) (died 1586), Catholic priest and martyr under Elizabeth I of England
*John Adams (provost) (1662–1720), provost of King's College, Cambridge
*John Adams (poet) (1704–1740), only son of the Nova Scotia merchant John Adams
*John Adams (mutineer) (1766–1829), on the HMAV "Bounty"
*John Adams (educator), (1772–1863), educator who organized several hundred Sunday schools
*John Adams (Confederate Army officer) (1825–1864), United States Army officer
*John Adams (glassmaker) (1823–1886), Pioneer Glass Manufacturer
*John Adams (jockey) (born 1915), American Hall of Fame jockey
*John Adams (ice hockey) (born 1946), Canadian ice hockey player
*John Adams (drummer) (born 1951), perennial attendee of Cleveland Indians baseball home games
*John Bodkin Adams (1899–1983), British physician and suspected serial killer
*John Clayton Adams (1820–1906), landscape artist
*John Jay Adams (1860–1926), American lawyer and judge
*John Joseph Adams (born 1976), American science fiction/fantasy editor
*Bert Adams or John Bertram Adams (1891–1940), American baseball player
*John Adams, a character in of "13 Beloved"

Other works

*John Adams (book), a 2001 biography written by David McCullough
*"John Adams" (miniseries), a 2008 HBO television miniseries based on McCullough's book

ee also

*Jack Adams, various
*Johnny Adams (1932 - 1998) American blues singer
*John Adam, various


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