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  Fish, Jr., Hamilton
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NameHamilton Fish, Jr.
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Cold Spring, New York , United States
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Born December 07, 1888
DiedJanuary 18, 1991 (102 years)
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Dec 19, 2014 09:53pm
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InfoFISH, Hamilton, (son of Hamilton Fish [1849-1936], grandson of Hamilton Fish [1808-1893], and father of Hamilton Fish, Jr. [1926-1996]), a Representative from New York; born in Garrison, Putnam County, N.Y., December 7, 1888; attended St. Marks School; was graduated from Harvard University in 1910; elected as a Progressive to the New York State assembly, 1914-1916; commissioned on July 15, 1917, captain of Company K, Fifteenth New York National Guard (colored), which subsequently became the Three Hundred and Sixty-ninth Infantry; was discharged as a major on May 14, 1919; decorated with the Croix de Guerre and the American Silver Star and also cited in War Department general orders; colonel in the Officers’ Reserve Corps; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1928; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Edmund Platt; reelected to the Sixty-seventh and to the eleven succeeding Congresses and served from November 2, 1920, to January 3, 1945; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress; author; was a resident of Cold Spring, N.Y., until his death there on January 18, 1991.

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Wife Grace Chapin Fish 00, 1921-Jul 02, 1960
Son Hamilton Fish, Jr. 1926-1996
Grandson Hamilton Fish, V 1951-
Granddaughter Alexa Fish Ward 1953-
Grandson Nick Fish 1958-2020
Father Hamilton Fish 1849-1936
Grandfather Hamilton Fish 1808-1893
Great-Grandfather Nicholas Fish 1758-1833
Uncle Nicholas Fish 1846-1902
Father In-Law Alfred C. Chapin 1848-1936

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  11/07/1944 NY District 29 Lost 46.98% (-6.04%)
  08/01/1944 NY District 29 - R Primary Won 56.20% (+12.40%)
  11/03/1942 NY District 26 Won 52.16% (+4.32%)
  11/05/1940 NY District 26 Won 51.85% (+6.77%)
  11/08/1938 NY District 26 Won 64.27% (+29.27%)
  11/03/1936 NY District 26 Won 58.46% (+18.73%)
  11/06/1934 NY District 26 Won 61.90% (+23.81%)
  11/08/1932 NY District 26 Won 58.33% (+17.51%)
  11/04/1930 NY District 26 Won 61.08% (+25.89%)
  11/06/1928 NY District 26 Won 63.60% (+30.09%)
  11/02/1926 NY District 26 Won 63.12% (+29.15%)
  11/04/1924 NY District 26 Won 69.71% (+42.50%)
  11/07/1922 NY District 26 Won 61.06% (+24.33%)
  11/02/1920 NY District 26 Won 63.71% (+30.67%)
  11/02/1920 NY District 26 - Special Election Won 63.59% (+30.38%)
  11/02/1915 NY Assembly - Putnam Won 57.53% (+15.06%)
  01/06/1915 NY Assembly Speaker Lost 0.74% (-69.85%)
  11/03/1914 NY Assembly - Putnam Won 52.23% (+4.46%)
  11/04/1913 NY Assembly - Putnam Won 52.68% (+5.37%)
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