James Kent Hamilton
|James Kent Hamilton|
|29th Mayor of Toledo, Ohio|
|Preceded by||Samuel F. Forbes|
|Succeeded by||Vincent J. Emmick|
May 17, 1839|
December 29, 1918 (aged 79)|
Ethel B. Allen
|Alma mater||Kenyon College|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Years of service||May 28, 1863 - July 6, 1865|
|Unit||113th Ohio Infantry|
James Kent Hamilton was born in Milan, Erie County, Ohio, May 17, 1839. He was the son of Thomas and Sarah O. (Standart) Hamilton. His father was a merchant and shipper, and served as a Whig in the Ohio Senate. James graduated from Milan schools, and from Kenyon College in 1859. He studied law in Mount Vernon, Milan, and Toledo, Ohio, and was admitted to the bar in 1862. He served as a captain in the 113th Ohio Infantry until the end of the American Civil War.
Hamilton died December 29, 1918 in Toledo.
- Reid, Whitelaw (1895). "113 Ohio Infantry". Ohio in the War Her Statesmen Generals and Soldiers. 2. Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company. pp. 594, 596.
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