Robert Hamilton (merchant)
Robert Hamilton (1787–1856) was a merchant and political figure in Upper Canada.
He settled at Queenston where he was a merchant, farmer and shipbuilder. He was a lieutenant-colonel in the regional militia and became a justice of the peace in the Niagara District in 1823. He represented the 3rd riding of Lincoln in the 8th Parliament of Upper Canada.
He died at Queenston in 1856.
- Becoming Prominent: Regional Leadership in Upper Canada, 1791-1841 J.K. Johnson (1989)
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