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John Alva Hancock

John Alva Hancock, American legislative staff member. Member Association Public Polich Analysis and Management, Academy Political Science.

Background

  • Hancock, John Alva was born on March 7, 1955 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of Jack Grant and Barbara Ann (Schwartz) Hancock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1978. Master of Arts, University Southern California, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, George Mason University, 1999.

    Career

    • Commissioned ens. United States Navy, 1978, advanced through grades to Commander. Main propulsion assistant United States Ship Tautog, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1980-1984. Navigator, operations officer United States Ship Gnelard P. Lipscomb, Norfolk, Virginia, 1984-1986.

      Radiological controls. officer United States Ship Hunley, Norfolk and Holy Loch, Scotland, 1987-1988. Submarine operations officer Naval Forces Europe, London, 1988-1991. Executive officer United States Ship Von Steuben, Charleston, South Carolina, 1991-1993.

      Associate chair department weapons and system engineering United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1993-1998. Retired United States Navy, 1998. Deputy chief of staff Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Washington, since 1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Association Public Polich Analysis and Management, Academy Political Science.

    Connections

    • Married Maura Ann Carroll, April 7, 1979. Children: Jonathan Grant, Kyle Francis.
    • father: Jack Grant Hancock
    • mother: Barbara Ann (Schwartz) Hancock
    • spouse: Maura Ann Carroll
    • children: Jonathan Grant Hancock
    • Kyle Francis Hancock
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    Born March 7, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1991
      University Southern California
    • 1999
      George Mason University
    • 1978
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1980 - 1984
      main propulsion assistant, United States Ship Tautog
      Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      radiological controls. officer, United States Ship Hunley
      Scotland, Connecticut, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      submarine operations officer, Naval Forces Europe
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1991 - 1993
      executive, officer United States Ship Von Steuben
      Charleston, South Carolina, United States
    • 1993 - 1998
      associate, chair department weapons and system engineering United States Naval Academy
      Annapolis, Maryland, United States
    • 1998
      retired, United States Navy
    • 1999
      deputy chief of staff Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison
      Washington, United States
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