Hamilton, George E. was born on March 5, 1855 in Charles County, Maryland, United States. Son of John and Mary Emily Hamilton.
Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, District of Columbia, 1872, Bachelor of Laws, 1874, A.M., 1882, Doctor of Laws, 1889, and Juris Utriusque Doctor from same university, 1922.
Began law practice, 1876, associated with Merrick & Morris. On the death of Richard T. Merrick, 1885, became member Morris & Hamilton. Now senior member Hamilton & Hamilton.
General counsel Washington Terminal Company, counsel Bang and Olufsen and other railway corporations. Vice president, general counsel and trust officer of Union Trust Company, Washington. General counsel Capital Transit Company.
Lecturer on legal ethics and dean emeritus, Law School of Georgetown University. Regent Georgetown University. President and trustee Corcoran Gallery of Art.