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January 12

John Hancock

1737 – John Hancock, a leading American patriot, was born. He inherited his uncle’s mercantile business, was the president of the Continental Congress, and became the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. He was chair of the building committee of Boston’s Unitarian Brattle Street Church, of which he was a member.

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