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  Urban Legends Reference Pages: Business (First in Piece)
John Hanson was not the "first president of the United States." John Hanson has not been purged from history books by a wave of revisionist historians who refuse to acknowledge his true importance to American history.
And John Hanson couldn't possibly have been the "first president of the United States," because neither the office of President of the United States nor the nation known as the United States of America was created until after he was dead.
John Hanson was far from an insignificant figure in American history, but if few Americans know that he was the first person chosen to preside over Congress under the Articles of Confederation, the primary reason is that the office wasn't one of much importance.
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  Beveridge & Diamond: John N. Hanson
Hanson is a Principal in the Washington, D.C. office of Beveridge and Diamond, P.C., where he focuses his practice on civil trial and appellate litigation and environmental law.
Hanson has over thirty-five years of federal and state trial and appellate work in the public and private sectors, covering a range of areas including: environmental, antitrust, unfair trade and advertising, product liability, securities, shareholder derivative, government contracts, energy, personal injury, and general economic matters.
Hanson also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings and presently serves as the arbitrator in a binding arbitration.
www.beveridgediamond.com /attorneys-31.html   (358 words)

  
  John Hanson
John Hanson is considered the first President of the United States in Congress assembled under the Articles of Confederation, but in fact, he was the third man to hold that position.
Prior to his election to the office, the thirteenth state, Maryland, approved the Articles, and therefore Hanson was the first to hold the position after all of the thirteen colonies had approved the Articles.
Hanson was born in Charles County, Maryland on April 3, 1715 to descendants of Swedish settlers.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/jo/John_Hanson.html   (236 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Hanson (April 13, 1715 – November 22, 1783) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland.
John Hanson was first elected to represent Charles County in the colonial assembly in 1757.
Nevertheless, officially Hanson was the third presiding officer of the Congress of the United States, and he considered himself a successor to the first two men to hold the office, Samuel Huntington and Thomas McKean, who themselves were successors to prior Presidents of the Second Continental Congress.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /cgi-bin/encyclopedia.pl?p=John_Hanson   (1161 words)

  
 Nebraska Citizen: Interview with John Hanson
John is 43 and was born in Lexington.
John points out that Nebraska’s 3rd congressional district is one of the largest in the nation and that agriculture makes up at least 70% of the economic activity in the district.
John is not anti-immigration and is, in fact, in favor of immigration.
www.necitizen.com /weblog/2005/12/interview_with_john_hanson.html   (1571 words)

  
 John Hanson
Born in Charles County, Maryland, on April 3, 1715, John Hanson became one of the strongest colonial advocates of independence.
In 1779 Hanson served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he helped to resolve the western lands issue, thereby facilitating the ratification of the Articles of Confederation.
Hanson died on November 15, 1783, at the age of 68.
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 John Hanson
John Hanson was born in Charles County, Maryland in 1715 and died in Oxen Hills, Prince George County, Maryland on November 22, 1783.
John Hanson was elected a delegate to the United States in Congress Assembled in 1780 and served until his death in 1783.
John Hanson and the United States in Congress Assembled did not forget the superb efforts of General Lafayette defending Virginia against Cornwallis while George Washington was preparing to attack General Clinton in New York.
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 John Hanson
John Hanson was born in Charles County, Maryland in 1715 and died in Oxen Hills, Prince George County, Maryland on November 22, 1783.
John Hanson was elected a delegate to the United States in Congress Assembled in 1780 and served until his death in 1783.
John Hanson and the United States in Congress Assembled did not forget the superb efforts of General Lafayette defending Virginia against Cornwallis while George Washington was preparing to attack General Clinton in New York.
www.johnhanson.net   (4575 words)

  
 John Hanson
John Hanson was born in Charles County, Maryland in 1715 and died in Oxen Hills, Prince George County, Maryland on November 22, 1783.
John Hanson was elected a delegate to the United States in Congress Assembled in 1780 and served until his death in 1783.
John Hanson and the United States in Congress Assembled did not forget the superb efforts of General Lafayette defending Virginia against Cornwallis while George Washington was preparing to attack General Clinton in New York.
www.virtualology.com /hallofusa/uspresidents/johnhanson.net   (4575 words)

  
 Port Chicago
Samuel Hanson, father of John Hanson, was a member of the General Assembly of Maryland, considered a distinguished position in the colonists' eyes as equal to a member of Parliament.
John Hanson was born on April 3, 1721 (old calendar, April 13 under the current calendar) under the reign of George the First of the House of Hanover, an English king who could neither read nor write the language of the country over which he ruled.
John Hanson was more than a presiding officer of Congress, he was the first President of the United States and established traditions and institutions that are still preserved in the American Presidency.
www.sonic.net /sentinel/usa7.html   (3182 words)

  
 This Day in History 1783: John Hanson, so-called first president, dies
Hanson is sometimes called the first president of the United States, but this is a misnomer, since the presidency did not exist as an executive position separate from Congress until the federal Constitution created the role upon its ratification in 1789.
Hanson was the self-educated son of Charles County, Maryland, farmers.
As colonial-British relations frayed, Hanson took a seat in the revolutionary Annapolis Convention, which took control of the colony from the British in 1774 and renamed itself the Assembly of Freemen in 1776.
www.history.com /tdih.do?action=tdihArticleCategory&id=52055   (362 words)

  
 John Hanson at AllExperts
John Hanson (April 3, 1715 – November 22, 1783) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland.
John Hanson was first elected to represent Charles County in the colonial assembly in 1757.
Nevertheless, officially Hanson was the third presiding officer of the Congress of the United States, and he considered himself a successor to the first two men to hold the office, Samuel Huntington and Thomas McKean.
en.allexperts.com /e/j/jo/john_hanson.htm   (1082 words)

  
 Guest Book - John Hanson
Hanson was a member of the Pierce County, Washington, and National Dental Societies.
Hanson is survived by his dearly beloved wife Peggy, a son Ralph John, son James R. Boedecker (Sherri) of Tacoma, daughters Sue Bonn, Tacoma, and Kristi Love of Alaska, grandson Joel Boedecker, sister Victoria Riley and beloved extended family members Barbara Parsons (Joe) and Patti Dawes (Ed).
I have the fondest memories of John on the beach and the Island.
www.legacy.com /Tribnet/Guestbook.asp?Page=Guestbook&PersonID=2939924   (461 words)

  
 John Hanson McNEILL
John Hanson McNeill was born June 12, 1815, a short distance from the present day Moorefield, Hardy County, West Virginia.
John Hanson McNeill was the worshipped Captain of this group and his son, Jesse, a raw and rather unmanageable youth, was one of several lieutenants.
Captain John Hanson McNeill was mortally wounded on October 3, 1864 during one of the Rangers forays near Mt. Jackson, Virginia.
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 AllRefer.com - John Hanson (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
John Hanson 1715–83, first "President of the United States in Congress Assembled," b.
He served in the Maryland provincial legislature, was active in the patriot cause in the Revolution, and was (1780–82) a member of the Continental Congress.
Since he was the first President to serve the one-year term (1781–82), under the Articles of Confederation, Hanson is sometimes referred to as the first President of the United States.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/H/Hanson-J.html   (195 words)

  
 John Hanson
Thus, even if Hanson had not served as President himself, he would have greatly contributed to the life of the nation through his ancestry and progeny.
As a youngster he began a self-guided reading of classics and rather quickly became an acknowledged expert in the juridicalism of Anselm and the practical philosophy of Seneca — both of which were influential in the development of the political philosophy of the great leaders of the Reformation.
In fact, all the other potential candidates refused to run against him, as he was a major player in the Revolution and an extremely influential member of Congress.
www.geocities.com /presfacts/8/hanson.html   (605 words)

  
 John Hanson, First President
Thus, even if Hanson had not served as President himself, he would have greatly contributed to the life of the nation through his ancestry and progeny.
As a youngster he began a self-guided reading of classics and rather quickly became an acknowledged expert in the juridicalism of Anselm and the practical philosophy of Seneca — both of which were influential in the development of the political philosophy of the great leaders of the Reformation.
Once the signing took place in 1781, a President was needed to run the country. John Hanson was chosen unanimously by Congress (which included George Washington).
www.marshallhall.org /hanson.html   (0 words)

  
 John Hanson Montessori School - Oxon Hill, Maryland - MD - school overview
John Hanson Montessori School - Oxon Hill, Maryland - MD - school overview
John Hanson Montessori have teachers & staff who are dedicated to their children.
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www.greatschools.net /modperl/browse_school/md/1040   (110 words)

  
 Free John Hanson Day (Maryland) Ecards, John Hanson Day (Maryland) Greeting Cards From 123Greetings.com
John Hanson was an American Patriot and a delegate to the Continental Congress.
Hanson is one of the most enigmatic figures in US history.
Celebrate John Hanson Day (Maryland) by sending our e-wishes to all you know.
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 Presidential Museum, Hartsgrove, Ohio
John Hanson became "president" in 1781 -- nine years before Washington -- under the Articles of Confederation, which was America's "constitution" before it had a Constitution.
Indeed, it is difficult to know where his indignity at an injustice toward John Hanson ends, and his self promotional zeal begins.
Nick believes that the reason people don't know about John Hanson is not because John Hanson is a hopelessly arcane footnote in American history, but because the government doesn't want you to know about John Hanson.
www.roadsideamerica.com /attract/OHHARpresidential.html   (1473 words)

  
 John Hanson - The Huffington Post
Dukart said the handwriting was so sloppy it looked like it said John Hanson, so she called the Bismarck phone number listed on the ticket.
Osborne's former district director John Hanson, who failed in his run for Osborne's 3rd District seat last year, is one of three partners in Renewable Fuel Technology....
HealthSouth Board Chairman John Hanson, center, is applauded by company COO Michael Snow, left, and joined by HealthSouth President and CEO Jay Grinney as he rings the New York Stock Exchange opening bell during listing ceremonies, Thursday Oct. 26, 2006.
www.huffingtonpost.com /people/John+Hanson   (648 words)

  
 Victor Davis Hanson's Private Papers
This piece is more like an elegy for a dying friend, for a once-powerful human reduced to a final pathetic whimper.
Hanson: I am sorry if the tone was exclusively pessimistic; it was intended as minatory, a warning that we have a large segment of our population that has given up and wants to lose the war as some sort of corrective to the perceived evil of the United States.
I should add that British forces in Basra are quite effective soldiers and would never have surrendered to anyone; likewise millions of Americans are angry at the war not over its supposed immorality but because we are not using our full resources to win an ethical conflict.
www.victorhanson.com   (1736 words)

  
 Photos of John Hanson Montessori Elementary School Oxon Hill, Maryland - Share yours today!
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 Blogger: User Profile: John W. Hanson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
About Me John Hanson, his wife, Carolyn and son, Philip reside in Thompson CT where he has served as the bishop (pastor) of Acts II Ministries since 1996.
He has served as a teacher, a principal, an associate pastor and a pastor.
The following are some of the resources produced by John Hanson that can be purchased at Inspirations Bookstore (link below): Passageways of Prayer - book The God Connection - DVD One Lord - Bible Study
www.blogger.com /profile/33229090   (101 words)

  
 John Hanson, Signer of the Articles of Confederation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Hanson, Signer of the Articles of Confederation
John Hanson is regarded as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America.
John Hanson - Regarded by some as the first President of the United States, he was elected in 1781 under the Articles of Confederation, not our present Consititution, and served a one year term.
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 John Hanson
John Hanson was the first president of the union under the articles of confederation, thereby, making him the first president of the United States.
John Hanson, April 3, 1721, To Nov 15, 1783 A.D. He was Maryland patriot during the American Revolution, president of the New Nation under the articles of confederation.
However, there were nine previous presidents of the union, of which John Hanson was the first, under the Articles Of Confederation.
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 Nomination Form - John Hanson Memorial Prize
In 1985 a prize was established by members of the Conference Board and Conference members in memory of John Hanson and his contributions to actuarial literature.
The John Hanson Memorial Prize is considered on an annual basis and when awarded is for the best paper on an employee benefits topic.
The amount of the cash award is determined by the annual income on the John Hanson Fund established by John Hanson’s friends, family and business associates.
www.ccactuaries.org /about/awards/hanson-prize.html   (282 words)

  
 John Hanson and Determination
Under those Articles of Confederation, John Hanson was elected “President of the United States in Congress Assembled” in 1781.
John Hanson was so popular in Congress that all the other potential candidates refused to run against him.
Six other Presidents were elected after John Hanson before the Constitution was signed and George Washington was elected to the Presidency, starting his first four-year term in 1789.
www.startupnation.com /pages/community/forum_posts.asp?TID=3178&PN=1   (1053 words)

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