Josiah Quincy III

  • American

Notable politician, Josiah Quincy III, was a member of the United States House of Representatives, Mayor of Boston and President of Harvard University. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1772/02/04 Josiah Quincy is born the son of Josiah Quincy II and Abigail Phillips, in Boston, on that part of Washington Street that was then known as Marlborough Street. Born
1780/07/00 For 3 or 4 days each summer Josiah and his mother visit his grandfather at his seat in Braintree, a delightful and eagerly expected visit which never fails to be a season of perfect and uninterrupted boyish felicity. Guest Josiah Quincy House Quincy
1784/04/00 Josiah Quincy inherits his grandfather's residence. Home Josiah Quincy House Quincy
1824/01/13 Mayor Quincy holds a public meeting to consider his proposal to replace the existing Faneuil Hall market (built 1742, enlarged 1805-06) with a new market immediately east of Faneuil Hall on a site to be created by filling in the Town Dock and building ove Work Quincy Market, Boston Boston
1824/08/24 Boston Mayor Josiah Quincy host a reception for General Lafayette in the Doric Hall at the State House and Lafayette has dinner with the Governor of Massachusetts. Dignitary Massachusetts Statehouse Boston Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1824/08/25 Josiah Quincy IV gives the commencement address in Latin at his graduation from the Law School at Harvard College. Dignitary Harvard Yard Cambridge, MA Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1826/04/27 The cornerstone of Faneuil Hall Market is laid. The structure is being built east of Faneuil Hall which is on the waterfront at the town dock. The entire project involves the creation of six new streets and the extension of the Boston waterfront. Work Quincy Market, Boston Boston
1864/07/01 Josiah Quincy III dies on his farm in Quincy, Massachusetts. Died
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