Thomas H. Hamilton
A native of Marion, Indiana, Hamilton received his A.B. (1936) from DePauw University and his A.M. (1940) and Ph.D. (1947) from the University of Chicago. While a student at DePauw, he was initiated into the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He headed the State University of New York system from 1959, leaving in 1963 to assume the Presidency of the University of Hawaii. Hamilton resigned his presidency in Hawaii over a tenure scandal in 1967.
Thomas Hamilton married the former Virginia Prindiville on June 1, 1940 and raised a son and a daughter. He died in Honolulu at the age of 65. The University of Hawaii's Hamilton Library is named in his honor.
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William S. Carlson
|President of the State University of New York
August 1, 1959 – December 31, 1962
Samuel B. Gould
Laurence H. Snyder
|President of the University of Hawaii
September, 1963 – December 23, 1967
Robert W. Hiatt