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Robert Hamilton
Birth: Dec. 9, 1809
Hamburg
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1878
Newton
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA

US Congressman. Born in Hamburg, New Jersey, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1836 and commenced practice in Newton, New Jersey. He was the prosecutor for court of pleas in Sussex County, (1848-58, 1868-69), a member of the New Jersey State House of Assembly, (1863-64) and president of the Merchantís National Bank, (1865-78). In 1873, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third and Forty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1877. After his term, he resumed the practice of law and director of the Morris & Essex Railroad Company. He died at age 68 in Newton, New Jersey. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah A. Edsall Hamilton (1811 - 1891)*
 
 Children:
  Ophelia Hamilton (1838 - 1844)*
  Virginia Hamilton Southard (1846 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: h/o Sarah A. (Edsall) Hamilton
 
Burial:
Newton Cemetery
Newton
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 22, 2003
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