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HANCOCK (Soundex H522) — See also COCK, HANCHAK, HANCOX, JOHNCOCK.

  HANCOCK: See also Watkins Moorman Abbitt — Aurelius L. Armstrong — Fred C. Cubberly — Christopher Stephen Flanagan, Jr. — William Cicero Hammer — Hancock Lee Jackson — Aaron Kellogg — Florence Elizabeth Smith Knapp — Beatrice Hancock Mullaney — Erskine Mayo Ross — Benjamin Ryan Tillman — Edward Hancock Custis Wilson
  Hancock, Barbara E. — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Libertarian. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 31st District, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Hancock, Benjamin — of Bridgeton, Cumberland County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Beverly A. — Democrat. Delegate to Virginia state constitutional convention from Chesterfield & Powhatan counties & Manchester city, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, C. M. — also known as Hank Hancock — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 57th District. Still living as of 1975.
  Hancock, C. Tuggle See Charles Tuggle Hancock
  Hancock, Carrie — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Charles Edward (b. 1865) — also known as Charles E. Hancock — of Corfu, Greece. Born in Greece, August 15, 1865. Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Corfu, 1894-98, 1902-11. English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Charles F. C. — of Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Charles N. — of Tennessee. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Hancock, Charles T. — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Charles Tuggle (1880-1966) — also known as C. Tuggle Hancock — of Galena, Stone County, Mo.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Washburn, Barry County, Mo., July 3, 1880. Republican. School teacher; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1945-46, 1953-54, 1957-58, 1961-62 (Stone County 1945-46, Greene County 3rd District 1953-54, 1957-58, 1961-62). Church of Christ. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., March 15, 1966 (age 85 years, 255 days). Interment at Mars Hill Cemetery, Scholten, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Goldman Buford Leland Kimbrel Hancock (1839-1914) and Mary Minerva (Burris) Hancock (1842-1927); married, August 21, 1904, to Viola 'Dicie' Butler (1887-1935); married, February 28, 1947, to Daisy Porterfield.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hancock, Clarence Eugene (1885-1948) — also known as Clarence E. Hancock — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., February 13, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army on the Mexican border; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from New York, 1927-47 (35th District 1927-45, 36th District 1945-47); alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Delta Phi. Died in a hospital at Washington, D.C., January 3, 1948 (age 62 years, 324 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Theodore E. Hancock (1847-1916) and Martha B. (Connelly) Hancock; married, October 4, 1912, to Emily W. Shonk.
  Syracuse Hancock International Airport (opened 1949 as Clarence E. Hancock Airport), in Syracuse, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hancock, Dave See David Hancock
  Hancock, David — also known as Dave Hancock — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 2011-12, 2015- (District 2-B 2011-12, District 2-A 2015-16). Still living as of 2016.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Hancock, Dewey — of Folsom, Delaware County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Don (b. 1934) — of Doniphan, Ripley County, Mo. Born in Pine, Ripley County, Mo., July 28, 1934. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Ripley County, 1964-. Protestant. Member, Lions. Still living as of 1967.
  Hancock, E. H. (born c.1881) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Newman, Douglas County, Ill., about 1881. Newspaper work; candidate for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Ed W. — of Monticello, Wayne County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Hancock, Edward — U.S. Consul in Patras, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Ernest — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arizona 4th District, 1998, 2000; candidate for U.S. Senator from Arizona, 2004; candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Hancock, Eugene — of Falmouth, Pendleton County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Hancock, Fran — of North Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Republican. Insurance business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Still living as of 2008.
  Hancock, Frank See Franklin Wills Hancock, Jr.
  Hancock, Frank E. — of York, York County, Maine. Maine state attorney general, 1959-64. Still living as of 1964.
  Hancock, Frank N., Sr. — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Mayor of Palatka, Fla., 1962-65. Still living as of 2000.
  Hancock, Franklin Wills, Jr. (1894-1969) — also known as Frank Hancock, Jr. — of Oxford, Granville County, N.C. Born in Oxford, Granville County, N.C., November 1, 1894. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Granville County Democratic Party, 1924; Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1924; member of North Carolina state senate, 1926-28; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1928-30; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 5th District, 1930-39; candidate for U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1940; state court judge in North Carolina, 1950. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Kappa Alpha Order; Rotary. Died in Oxford, Granville County, N.C., January 23, 1969 (age 74 years, 83 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Oxford, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin Wills Hancock and Lizzie (Hobgood) Hancock; married 1917 to Lucy Osborn Landis; father of Franklin Wills Hancock III (1918-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hancock, Franklin Wills III (b. 1918) — also known as Wills Hancock III — of Oxford, Granville County, N.C. Born in Oxford, Granville County, N.C., June 1, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; real estate business; farmer; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1947-48; member of North Carolina state senate, 1951-52, 1955-56, 1959. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Gamma Sigma. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Lucy Osborn (Landis) Hancock and Franklin Wills Hancock, Jr. (1894-1969).
  Hancock, Garland W. — of Boone, Boone County, Iowa. Mayor of Boone, Iowa, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Gary — of Pulaski, Pulaski County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Hancock, Georgann — of Chesterfield, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Hancock, George (1754-1820) — of Virginia. Born in Chesterfield County, Va., June 13, 1754. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1793-97. Died June 18, 1820 (age 66 years, 5 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Montgomery County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hancock, Glen C. — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 147th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Hancock, H. F. — of Washington, Beaufort County, N.C. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Hank See C. M. Hancock
  Hancock, Henry — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 1st District, 1858-60. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Herb — Republican. Candidate in primary for Judge of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Hancock, Herbert M. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Howard B. — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1938-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Howard L. — of Rockville, Parke County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, J. Richard — of Williamstown, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, James Denton (b. 1837) — also known as "Nya Gua Hai"; "Grizzy Bear" — of Franklin, Venango County, Pa. Born in Wyoming Valley, Luzerne County, Pa., June 9, 1837. University professor; lawyer; solicitor, Allegeny Valley Railroad, 1877-88; solicitor, New York and Philadelphia Railroad, 1878-88; general solicitor, Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad, from 1888; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1892 (27th District), 1894 (at-large). Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; American Economic Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Hancock and Mary (Perkins) Hancock.
  Hancock, James Hughes (b. 1931) — Born in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala., 1931. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, 1973-96; took senior status 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Hancock, John (1737-1793) — of Massachusetts. Born in Braintree (part now in Quincy), Norfolk County, Mass., January 23, 1737. Delegate to Continental Congress from Massachusetts, 1775-78; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; Governor of Massachusetts, 1780-85, 1787-93; died in office 1793; received 4 electoral votes, 1789. Congregationalist. Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Died in Quincy, Norfolk County, Mass., October 8, 1793 (age 56 years, 258 days). Interment at Old Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. John Hancock (1702-1744) and Mary (Hawke) Hancock; married, August 28, 1775, to Dorothy 'Dolly'(Quincy) Scott (1747-1830).
  Hancock counties in Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Maine, Miss., Ohio, Tenn. and W.Va. are named for him.
  The town of Hancock, Massachusetts, is named for him.  — Mount Hancock, in the White Mountains, Grafton County, New Hampshire, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about John Hancock: Harlow Giles Unger, John Hancock : Merchant King and American Patriot — Harlow Giles Unger, John Hancock: Merchant King & American Patriot
  Hancock, John — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1828-30. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, John (1824-1893) — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Born near Bellefonte, Jackson County, Ala., October 24, 1824. Democrat. State court judge in Texas, 1851; member of Texas state house of representatives, 1860; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1866; U.S. Representative from Texas, 1871-77, 1883-85 (4th District 1871-75, 5th District 1875-77, 10th District 1883-85); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1880. Died July 19, 1893 (age 68 years, 268 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hancock, John — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Clifton, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, John (d. 1891) — Ohio commissioner of common schools, 1889-91; died in office 1891. Died in 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, John — of El Campo, Wharton County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Hancock, John — of Chesterfield, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Presidential Elector for Missouri, 2000; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 2000; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2012 (alternate), 2016; Missouri Republican state chair, 2016. Still living as of 2016.
  Hancock, John B. — of Newton County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Newton County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, John M. — of Scarsdale, Westchester County, N.Y. Mayor of Scarsdale, N.Y., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, John W. — of Greene County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County, 1836-37. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Jonathan — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Postmaster at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1805-08. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Joseph — of Hyde County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1777-79. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Joseph — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Joseph B. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Philadelphia County, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Joseph G. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1957. Still living as of 1957.
  Hancock, Joseph O., Jr. — of Roanoke, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Hancock, Judy — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1994, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Hancock, Julia — of California. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Kelly — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 91st District; elected 2006, 2008; elected unopposed 2010; member of Texas state senate 9th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Hancock, Kirsten — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Hancock, Leon — of Illinois. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Loni (b. 1950) — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., 1950. Democrat. Mayor of Berkeley, Calif., 1986-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988; member of California state assembly 4th District, 2003-. Female. Member, Sierra Club. Still living as of 2006.
  Relatives: Daughter of Donald S. Harrington; married to Thomas H. Bates (1938-).
  Political family: Hancock-Bates-Harrington family of Berkeley, California.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Hancock, Lottie B. — of Texas. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 1993. Female. Still living as of 1993.
  Hancock, Louis — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Mayor of Austin, Tex., 1896-97. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, M. S. — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Mayor of Henderson, Ky., 1854-59. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Mel See Melton D. Hancock
  Hancock, Melton D. (1929-2011) — also known as Mel Hancock — of Missouri. Born in Cape Fair, Stone County, Mo., September 14, 1929. Republican. Insurance business; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1982; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1984; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1989-97. Church of Christ. Died November 6, 2011 (age 82 years, 53 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Hancock, Mildred — of Hopkinsville, Christian County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Hancock, Milton S. — of Casco, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Morgan T. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Morris — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1815, 1819-20, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, O. W. — of Ethelsville, Pickens County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Parker L. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Concord 4th Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Portus B. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Tenth Plymouth District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, R. C. — of Angleton, Brazoria County, Tex. Postmaster at Angleton, Tex., 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, R. R. — of Iloilo, Philippines. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Ray See V. Ray Hancock
  Hancock, Rich — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 102nd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Hancock, Richard — U.S. Vice Consul in Patras, as of 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Richard See J. Richard Hancock
  Hancock, Robert — of New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Born in North Carolina. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Russell — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee 5th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Hancock, Ruth Aileen — of Virginia. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Hancock, S. W. — of New Bern, Craven County, N.C. Postmaster at New Bern, N.C., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Samuel S. — of Michigan. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Hancock, Stewart F., Jr. (b. 1923) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y., February 2, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; lawyer; chair of Onondaga County Republican Party, 1964-65; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1966; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1971-86; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 4th Department, 1977-86; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1986-93. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 1994.
  Hancock, T. N. — of Olathe, Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Theodore E. (1847-1916) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Granby, Oswego County, N.Y., May 30, 1847. Republican. Onondaga County District Attorney, 1890-92; New York state attorney general, 1894-98. Died November 19, 1916 (age 69 years, 173 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Freeman Hancock and Mary (Williams) Hancock; married, June 7, 1882, to Martha B. Connelly (1860-1911); father of Clarence Eugene Hancock (1885-1948).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hancock, Tuggle See Charles Tuggle Hancock
  Hancock, V. Ray — of Virginia. Republican. Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Hancock, Walter — of Newport, Monroe County, Mich. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Hancock, William — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, William A. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Postmaster at Phoenix, Ariz., 1871-79. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, William C. — Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 32nd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, William N. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, William P. — of Villa Grove, Douglas County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Hancock, William S. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Republican. New Jersey state comptroller, 1894-1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Hancock, Wills III See Franklin Wills Hancock III
Winfield S. Hancock Hancock, Winfield Scott (1824-1886) — also known as Winfield S. Hancock — of St. Louis, Mo.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Montgomery County, Pa., February 14, 1824. Democrat. General in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1868, 1876; candidate for President of the United States, 1880. Member, Freemasons; Loyal Legion. Died in Governor's Island, New York County, N.Y., February 9, 1886 (age 61 years, 360 days). Interment at Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown, Pa.; statue erected 1896 at Hancock Circle, Washington, D.C.
  Presumably named for: Winfield Scott
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Franklin Hancock (1800-1867) and Elizabeth (Hoxworth) Hancock (1801-1879); married, February 1, 1850, to Almira Dubois Russell (1832-1893); uncle of Laura Elizabeth Hancock (1850-1943; who married William Rush Merriam (1849-1931)).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Grant-Dent family of San Francisco, California (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Mount Hancock, in Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, is named for him.
  Coins and currency: His portrait appeared on the U.S. $2 silver certificate in the 1880s and early 1890s.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Winfield Scott Hancock: David M. Jordan, Winfield Scott Hancock : A Soldier's Life
  Image source: Cornell University Library


HANCOX (Soundex H522) — See also HANCOCK, SINCOX.

  Hancox, Clement M. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Hancox, Joseph W. — of Hudson County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1852. Burial location unknown.


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