John Cleves Symmes

John Cleves Symmes bio

Birth Name: John Cleves Symmes

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: July 21, 1742

Date Of Death: February 26, 1814

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Cleves Symmes was born on the 21st of July, 1742. He was famous for being a Politician. Early American politician and pioneer. He represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress and explored the United States’ vast Northwest Territory.

John Cleves Symmes was born in New York. After serving in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, he became a member of the New Jersey Legislative Council. In a controversial move that became known as the Symmes Purchase (or Miami Purchase), he bought a large amount of land in Ohio.

John Cleves Symmes was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Cleves Symmes was born in 1740s.

John Cleves Symmes is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Cleves Symmes’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Cleves Symmes’s parents.

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Personal Life

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John Cleves Symmes was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Cleves Symmes
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John Cleves Symmes was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: John Cleves Symmes was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: John Cleves Symmes had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

John Cleves Symmes’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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