publication date: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 (part of Round XLIV)
clue: Massachusetts minister and signature synonym
explanation: Hancock was the first and third governor of Massachusetts. His oversized signature on the Declaration of Independence has made his name synonymous with "signature." more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Ryan Dunn, Elaine Beckland, and Melissa AndersonThis goo was part of Founding Fathers Week.