John Hancock

By: Bridgette Raether

3 important facts

* John Hancock was most famous for his signature


* August 7 1776 he was the first member of the cononetal congrass


* In 1774 hancock was elected presadent of provincail congrass

Born

John Hancock was born in 1737 on the 12 of January he was an orphaned then he was adopted by his uncle when his uncle died he got the fortune and his uncle made a great ton of money

Family life

when he was just a little orphaned he was adopted by his uncle when john was only 7 his uncle died and his uncles fortune became his uncle made a lot of money

famouse for

he was most famous for his signature because he was the first to sign in cursive or his was different than most other people.

Role in the revolution

John was on the continental congress august ,7, 1776 he was on the congress because of his signature

life after the revolution

he died in 1793 he was 56 years old when he died