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John Marshall Hamilton Edit Profile

Lawyer , governor.

John Marshall Hamilton, American lawyer, governor. member Illinois senate, 1876-1880.

Background

Hamilton, John Marshall was born on May 28, 1847 in Ridgewood, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel and Nancy (McMorris) Hamilton.

Education

Graduate Ohio Wesleyan University, 1866. Studied law: m.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1870. Practiced in Bloomington. Member Illinois senate, 1876-1880.

Lieutenant governor, 1880-1882. Governor, 1882-1884, to fill remainder of term of Governor Cullom, who was elected to the United States Senate. Resumed law practice, 1885.

Later removed to Chicago.

Membership

Member Illinois senate, 1876-1880.

Connections

father:
Samuel Hamilton

mother:
Nancy (McMorris) Hamilton