Josiah Quincy II

Lawyer, Author

1744 – 1775

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Who was Josiah Quincy II?

Josiah Quincy, Jr., was an American lawyer and patriot. He was a principal spokesman for the Sons of Liberty in Boston prior to the Revolution and was John Adams' co-counsel during the trials of Captain Thomas Preston and the soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre.

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Born
Feb 23, 1744
Boston
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
Died
Apr 26, 1775

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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