Brief Biographies from the Jackson/Van Buren Era (Q):
Quincy, Josiah 1744-1775:
Revolutionary patriot; father of Josiah Quincy, 1772-1864 who was mayor
of Boston, etc.
Quincy, Josiah 1772 - 1864:
Born in Braintree, MA, which
is now Quincy. Grad. Harvard,
1790. Federalist Congressman, 1805-13. Mayor of Boston, 1823-27. President
of Harvard 1829-45.
Quitman, John Anthony
1798 - 1858:
Born in Rhinebeck, NY; settled in 1821 as
a lawyer in Natches, MI. Chancellor of Mississippi from 1827-35. Brigadier
General in Mexican war. Prominent and active Nullifier.
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Responsible for building of Quincy Market, and, with Joseph
Story, for the development of Harvard Law School.