Hamilton Ward, Jr.

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Hamilton Ward, Jr. (1871 – October 8, 1932), was an American lawyer and politician.


Hamilton Ward, Jr., was the son of Hamilton Ward, Sr., who was a lawyer practicing in Philipsville, now Belmont, New York. He fought in the Spanish–American War in Cuba as a captain. In 1907, he was Commander-in-Chief of the United Spanish War Veterans. As a Republican, he was New York State Attorney General from 1929 to 1930, elected in 1928.

He died from pneumonia in Buffalo, New York, and was buried at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Belmont, New York. His brother was Episcopal Bishop John C. Ward.


Legal offices
Preceded by
Albert Ottinger
New York State Attorney General
Succeeded by
John J. Bennett, Jr.