HAMILTON, Charles Mann, (1874 - 1942)


HAMILTON, Charles Mann, a Representative from New York; born in Ripley, Chautauqua County, N.Y., January 23, 1874; attended the Ripley High School, the Fredonia (N.Y.) Normal School, and the Pennsylvania Military College at Chester; interested in agricultural pursuits and in oil production; member of the State assembly 1906-1908; served in the State senate 1908-1912; represented the senate in 1911 on the New York State Factory Commission; delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago in 1912; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1919); minority whip (Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1918; engaged in agricultural pursuits in Ripley, N.Y., and in the production of oil and gas in Kansas; died in Miami Beach, Fla., on January 3, 1942; interment in Quincy Rural Cemetery, Ripley, N.Y.