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About John Hancock
He was an American statesman, merchant, and an influential figure during the American Revolution. John Hancock served as Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Having put to good use the mercantile business which he inherited from his uncle, he went on to become one of the wealthiest men in the Thirteen Colonies, prior to the American Revolution.
He was born to Mary Hawke and Colonial American clergyman, John Hancock Jr. He was a brother to Mary, Ebenezer William, Eva, George, David and Lucy Hancock.
He got married to Dorothy Quincy in 1775, and they both stayed married for about 18 years, up until his death in the year 1793. His children are John George Washington Hancock and Lydia Henchman Hancock.
A town named Hancock in Massachusetts was named after him.
He graduated from Harvard when he was 17. He also earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University.
He began his political career serving under founding father, Samuel Adams.
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Famous quotes by John Hancock
The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions.John Hancock
John Hancock's Popularity
John Hancock was a famous American statesman, who was born on January 23, 1737. As a person born on this date, John Hancock is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (January 23).
People born on January 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. John Hancock is the 576th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to John Hancock's birthday, John Hancock is the 5503rd most famous American.
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