John Hammond (congressman)
Hammond attended the public schools of St. Albans, Vermont and St. Albans Academy. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and moved to California in 1849. About a decade later he volunteered as a private in the American Civil War. He was promoted to captain of Cavalry and advanced to brigadier general. He was a manufacturer of iron for twenty-five years and was President of the Crown Point Iron Co.
He was buried at the Forest Dale Cemetery in Crown Point.
- John Hammond at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2009-04-30
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 18th congressional district
Frederick A. Johnson