FOUNDING FATHER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1737

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The large and stylish signature of John Hancock on the United States
Declaration of Independence
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John Hancock (January 23, 1737– October 8, 1793)

Hancock was prominent figure of the American Revolution 
and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts. He was also President of the Continental
Congress, the governing body of the United States during
the American Revolution.

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A Currier & Ives portrait entitled "John Hancock’s defiance: July 4th 1776,"

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