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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hancock

John Hancock (January 23, 1737 [O.S. January 12, 1736] – October 8, 1793) was an American ... Before the American Revolution, Hancock was one of the wealthiest men in the Thirteen ... He returned to Massachusetts and was elected governor of the Commonwealth, serving in that role for most of his remaining years.

www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/john-hancock

American Revolution leader John Hancock (1737-1793) was a signer of the Declaration of ... and uncle, Thomas Hancock (1703-1764), a wealthy merchant, in their elegant Boston mansion. ... His prominent, stylish signature became famous.

www.revolutionary-war-and-beyond.com/declaration-of-independence-signatures.html

The following Declaration of Independence signatures appear in the order they ... the debate about the Declaration of Independence and during its signing. .... signing the Declaration of Independence, but his more important role during the ...

www.revolutionarywararchives.org/hancock.html

John Hancock: The Man Behind the Signature ... He did so in such a way that in America his name has become a synonym for the word 'signature'. ... had done a wise thing as they had made John Hancock's personal fortune, their own". In ...

news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/06/our-signature-1776-revolutionary

Jun 28, 2013 ... John Hancock's role as treasurer left an uneasy Harvard ... There was … a report that you are going to be married soon. ... But in his own day, after the Revolutionary War, Hancock was still threatened with lawsuits from ...

revolution.mrdonn.org/famousquotes.html

It is amazing how many famous quotes came out of the American Revolution. ... you are all marksmen - don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes. ... Archives in Washington, D.C. On that document, John Hancock's signature is ...

www.businessinsider.com/myths-about-the-fourth-of-july-2017-6

Jul 3, 2017 ... 5 famous 'facts' about the Fourth of July that aren't true ... Harvard University, writes that 49 of the 56 signers didn't even add their signatures the ... The Revolutionary War was all about the American colonies and England ... The Revolution was, in many ways, more of an episode in their drama, as opposed ...

thehistoryjunkie.com/button-gwinnett-facts

Learn Button Gwinnett facts in this brief biography that details his life, duel with Lachlan McIntosh and his famous signature as a signer of the DOI. ... land was plentiful and there was more money to be made in the agricultural industry. ... his first decision to support the American Revolutionary War was probably because his ...

constitutioncenter.org/blog/10-fascinating-facts-about-john-hancock

May 24, 2017 ... John Hancock and his signature are two of the best-known elements ... Hancock was a behind-the-scenes force early in the American Revolution. ... Hancock was elected in 1780 to lead his state and was its governor for most ...