UND football player John Hancock in his football uniform. John Hancock was a member of the Varsity Football and Track teams, and also the editor-in-chief of the "Dakota Student" newspaper. After graduating in 1903, he served in the Navy and earned the rank of Commander. He then went to New York and became a partner in the Lehman Brothers' Investment Bank. Prominent also in civic affairs, between 1933 and 1947 Hancock assisted the National Recovery Administration and the Office of War Mobilization and was a member of the War Resources Board. He also served as General Manager of the U.S. Delegation of the United Nation's Atomic Energy Commission. As an Alumnus, he was the Director of the Alumni Association and was a substantial contributor to the University Development Fund. Hancock Hall was named in his honor in 1952.
John Hancock; Uniform; Student; Football; Football uniforms; Track and field athletes; Football players; Newspaper editors; Clothing and dress; Bank employees; Doorways
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