Asked in History, Politics & SocietyUS PresidentsGeorge W. BushJohn Adams
What two sets of United States Presidents were father and son?
January 31, 2012 8:46PM
There were two sets of father and son Presidents. George H. W.
Bush and George W. Bush and John Adams and John Quincy Adams. When
his son had won the white house John Adams wrote him a short note
of congratulations it said: "No man who ever held the office of
President would congratulate a friend on obtaining it."
John Adams, the second president, was the father of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president.