Charles Mann Hamilton

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Charles Mann Hamilton, Congressman from New York

Charles Mann Hamilton (January 23, 1874 in Ripley, Chautauqua County, New York – January 3, 1942 in Miami Beach, Dade County, Florida) was an American politician from New York.

Life[edit]

Hamilton attended Ripley High School, the Fredonia Normal School (now the State University of New York at Fredonia), and the Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener University) in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was active in farming, and was also involved in the oil and natural gas business.

A Republican, he was a member of the New York State Assembly (Chautauqua Co., 2nd D.) in 1907 and 1908.

He was a member of the New York State Senate (51st D.) from 1909 to 1912, sitting in the 132nd, 133rd, 134th and 135th New York State Legislatures.

Hamilton was elected as a Republican to the 63rd, 64th and 65th United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1913, to March 3, 1919; and was Minority Whip from 1915 to 1919.

He was not a candidate for reelection in 1918, and returned to his farming and business interests.

Hamilton died in Miami Beach, Florida on January 3, 1942. He was buried at Quincy Rural Cemetery in Ripley.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Henry K. Williams
New York State Assembly
Chautauqua County, 2nd District

1907–1908
Succeeded by
John Leo Sullivan
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Albert T. Fancher
New York State Senate
51st District

1909–1912
Succeeded by
Frank N. Godfrey
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
new district
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 43rd congressional district

1913–1919
Succeeded by
Daniel A. Reed