• Born date: 1721-04-14
  • Born in: MarylanD
  • Death date: 1783-11-15
  • Death in: Prince George's County, Maryland
John Hanson

John Hanson (April 14 [O.S. April 3] 1721 – November 15, 1783) 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.