Definitions for "Samuel Adams"
Keywords:  patriot, adams, boston, tea, june
American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)
Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803) was the chief Massachusetts leader of the Patriot cause leading to the American Revolution. Organizer of protests including the Boston Tea Party, he was most influential as a writer and theorist who articulated the principles of republicanism that shaped the American political culture.
Samuel Adams (April 10, 1912 - June 6, 1942) was an officer in the United States Navy decorated for action in the Battle of Midway during World War II.