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John Hancock, American congressman. member Texas Legislature, 1860-1861; member United States House of Representatives from Texas, 42d-44th, 48th congresses, 1871-1877, 83-85.

Background

Hancock, John was born on October 24, 1824 in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. Son of John Allen and Sarah (Ryan) Hancock.

Education

Attended East Tennessee U.

Career

Admitted to Alabama bar, 1846. District judge, Austin, Texas, 1851-1855. Member Texas Legislature, 1860-1861.

Refused to take oath of allegiance to Confederate States American. Member United States House of Representatives from Texas, 42d-44th, 48th congresses, 1871-1877, 83-85.

Membership

Member Texas Legislature, 1860-1861. Member United States House of Representatives from Texas, 42d-44th, 48th congresses, 1871-1877, 83-85.

Connections

Married Susan E. Richardson, 1855.

father:
John Allen Hancock

mother:
Sarah (Ryan) Hancock

spouse:
Susan E. Richardson