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lawyer , politician , member of the New York State Senate

Hamilton Harris was an American lawyer and politician from New York.

Background

Harris, Hamilton was born on May 1, 1820 in Preble, New York, United States.

Education

He graduated from Union College in 1841. Then he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1845, and practiced in Albany.

Career

In 1885, he was elected a Regent of the University of the State of New York. He was buried at the Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands, New York.

Membership

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Albany Co, 3rd D) in 1851. And District Attorney of Albany County from 1854 to 1856. He was a member of the New York State Republican Committee from 1864 to 1870.

And a member of the Board of Capitol Commissioners from 1865 to 1875. He was a member of the New York State Senate (13th D) from 1876 to 1879, sitting in the 99th, 100th, 101st and 102nd New York State Legislatures.