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John Hanson

John Hanson Portrait 1770
Portrait of John Hanson

3rd President of the United States in Congress Assembled
November 5, 1781 - November 4, 1782

Predecessor: Thomas McKean
Successor: Elias Boudinot
Born: April 14, 1721
near Port Tobacco, Maryland
Died: November 22, 1783
Prince George's County, Maryland
Political Party: None

John Hanson (April 14, 1721 – November 22, 1783) 3rd President of the United States in Congress Assembled was a merchant and public official from Maryland during the era of the American Revolution. After serving in a variety of roles for the Patriot cause in Maryland, in 1779 Hanson was elected as a delegate to the Continental Congress. He signed the Articles of Confederation.

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