John McAdam

John McAdam bio

Birth Name: John McAdam

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: September 21, 1756

Date Of Death: November 26, 1836

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

John McAdam was born on the 21st of September, 1756. He was famous for being a Person. Scottish scientists who discovered a way to make roads harder and less muddy. He called this process, “macadamization” and would use hot-laid tarred aggregate to create a smooth hard surface on the road.

John McAdam was born in Scotland. His father lost the family’s life savings on a bad deal at the bank so he went to New York to stay with relatives. He introduced the idea of paving roads with tar, creating the first tarmac (tar Macadam).

John McAdam was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John McAdam was born in 1750s.

John McAdam 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 McAdam’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 McAdam’s parents.

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John McAdam was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: John McAdam
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John McAdam was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John McAdam was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: John McAdam had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

John McAdam’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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