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Born: January 1, 1735, Boston, Colony of Massachusetts
Revere was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American
Because he was glorified after his death for his role as a messenger
in the battles of Lexington and Concord, Revere's name and his
"midnight ride" are well-known in the United States as a
In his lifetime, Revere was a prosperous and prominent
Boston craftsman, who helped organize an intelligence and alarm system
to keep watch on the British military.
Revere later served as an officer in one of the most disastrous
campaigns of the American Revolutionary War, a role for which he was
later exonerated. After the war, he was early to recognize the potential
for large-scale manufacturing of metal.
Died: May 10, 1818 (age 83) Boston, Massachusetts
Revere died at his home on Charter Street in Boston.
Original burial site: Christ Church Cemetery, Boston, Massachusetts.
Where is Paul Revere
- Forest Lawn Cemetery (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, California
- Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California
- Old Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street, Boston,