John 1737-93; Am. statesman: president of the Continental Congress (1775-77) & 1st signer of the Declaration of Independence
Winfield Scott 1824-86; Union general in the Civil War
See Hancock in American Heritage Dictionary 4
American musician and composer of jazz and popular music. He is noted for his work with piano and electronic keyboard instruments.
, John 1737-1793.
American politician and Revolutionary leader. He was president of the Continental Congress (1775-1777) and the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Hancock later served nine terms as governor of Massachusetts (1780-1785 and 1787-1793).
, Winfield Scott 1824-1886.
American Civil War general who defeated Robert E. Lee and George Pickett in the Gettysburg Campaign (1863).