Alexander Hamilton was a railroad lawyer and businessman, who served as a president of The Virginia Bar Association, and as a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901.
Hamilton, Alexander was born on March 18, 1851 in Granville Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Alston and Sarah (Alexander) Hamilton.
Graduate Virginia Military Institute, 1871. Assistant professor, same, 1871-1873. Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1873.
Admitted to Virginia bar, 1873. 1st vice president, general counsel Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. President, general counsel Petersburg Savings & Insurance Company President board visitors Virginia Central Eastern State Hospital for Insane, 1882-1885.
Member board visitors Virginia Military Institute, 1891-1909 (president of the board about last 10 years of service). Member Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1901-1902.