John Hancock
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1st President of the United States
In office
April 30, 1789 – October 8, 1793
Monarch Henry I
Vice President George Clinton
Preceded by Inaugural holder
Succeeded by George Clinton
President of the Continental Congress
In office
May 24, 1775 – October 31, 1777
Preceded by Peyton Randolph
Succeeded by Henry Laurens
1st and 3rd Governor of Massachusetts
In office
May 30, 1787 – April 30, 1789
Preceded by James Bowdoin
Succeeded by Samuel Adams
In office
October 25, 1780 – January 29, 1785
Preceded by None
Succeeded by James Bowdoin
Personal details
Born January 23, 1737
Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Died October 8, 1793 (aged 56)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Federalist
Spouse(s) Dorothy Quincy
Religion Protestantism