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  Fish, Hamilton
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameHamilton Fish
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Garrison, New York , United States
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Born April 17, 1849
DiedJanuary 15, 1936 (86 years)
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Dec 19, 2014 09:57pm
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InfoFISH, Hamilton, (son of Hamilton Fish [1808-1893], father of Hamilton Fish [1888-1991], and grandfather of Hamilton Fish, Jr. [1926-1996]), a Representative from New York; born in Albany, N.Y., April 17, 1849; attended private schools in this country and in Switzerland, and was graduated from Columbia College, New York City, in 1869; private secretary to his father, who was Secretary of State in the Cabinet of President Grant, 1869-1871; was graduated from Columbia Law School in 1873; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in New York City; member of the State assembly 1874-1896, serving as speaker in 1895 and 1896; appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1903 as assistant treasurer of the United States at New York City; reappointed in 1907 and served until October 1908, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-first Congress (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1911); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress; retired from public life and active pursuits and resided in Garrison, N.Y.; died while on a visit in Aiken, S.C., January 15, 1936; interment in the cemetery of St. Philip’s Church-in-the-Highlands, Garrison, N.Y.

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Son Hamilton Fish, Jr. 1888-1991
Grandson Hamilton Fish, Jr. 1926-1996
Father Hamilton Fish 1808-1893
Grandfather Nicholas Fish 1758-1833
Brother Nicholas Fish 1846-1902

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