JOHN HANCOCK ~ BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1737

JOHN HANCOCK SIG ON DECLARATION OF INDEPENDCNE
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John Hancock  was a merchant, statesman, and prominent patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the commonwealth of Massachusetts. As president of the Congress, Hancock was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Hancock died on October 8, 1793, at 56 years of age.

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