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Alexander Hamilton, American lawyer. member board visitors Va; member Va.

Background

Hamilton, Alexander was born on March 18, 1851 in Granville Company, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Alston and Sarah (Alexander) Hamilton.

Education

Graduate Virginia Military Institute, 1871. Assistant professor, same, 1871-1873. Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1873.

Career

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.

Membership

Member board visitors Va. Member Va.

Connections

Married Helen Leslie McGill, January 31, 1883.

father:
Robert Alston Hamilton

mother:
Sarah (Alexander) Hamilton

spouse:
Helen Leslie McGill