Frederic René Coudert (1832-1903) —
also known as Frederic R. Coudert —
of Manhattan, New York
Born in New York, New York
County, N.Y., March 1,
government director, 1885-88, and receiver, 1892-98, of Union Pacific
delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1896.
Died, from heart and
troubles, in Washington,
20, 1903 (age 71 years, 294
Interment at Calvary
Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, N.Y.
Charles Curtis (1860-1936) —
also known as "Square Shooter"; "The
of Topeka, Shawnee
Born in a log
cabin at Eugene (now part of Topeka), Shawnee
County, Kan., January
25, 1860; his mother was one-quarter blood Kansa/Osage Indian.
Republican. Lawyer; Shawnee
County Prosecuting Attorney, 1884-88; U.S.
Representative from Kansas, 1893-1907 (4th District 1893-99, 1st
District 1899-1907); resigned 1907; U.S.
Senator from Kansas, 1907-13, 1915-29; delegate to Republican
National Convention from Kansas, 1908;
candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1924,
President of the United States, 1929-33; defeated, 1932.
French, and Kansa/Osage
Died of a heart
attack, in Washington,
8, 1936 (age 76 years, 14
Interment at Topeka
Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
Fred Thomas Dubois (1851-1930) —
also known as Fred T. Dubois —
of Blackfoot, Bingham
Born in Palestine, Crawford
County, Ill., May 29,
to U.S. Congress from Idaho Territory, 1887-90; U.S.
Senator from Idaho, 1891-97, 1901-07; delegate to Republican
National Convention from Idaho, 1892,
delegate to Democratic National Convention from Idaho, 1904,
French Canadian ancestry.
Died in Washington,
14, 1930 (age 78 years, 261
Interment at Grove
City Cemetery, Blackfoot, Idaho.
Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) —
also known as "Alexander the
of New York, New York
Born in Charles Town, Nevis,
to Continental Congress from New York, 1782; member of New York
state assembly from New York County, 1786-87; member,
U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787; delegate
to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from New York
County, 1788; U.S.
Secretary of the Treasury, 1789-95.
and French ancestry. Member, Freemasons;
of the Cincinnati.
Elected to the Hall
of Fame for Great Americans in 1915.
wounded in a duel with
Burr, on July 11, 1804, and died the next day in New York, New York
County, N.Y., July 12,
1804 (age 47 years, 183
Interment at Trinity
Churchyard, Manhattan, N.Y.; statue at Treasury
Building Grounds, Washington, D.C.; statue at Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Boston, Mass.
of James Hamilton and Rachel (Faucette) Hamilton; married, December
14, 1780, to Elizabeth Schuyler (1757-1854; daughter of Philip
John Schuyler; sister of Philip
Jeremiah Schuyler); father of Alexander
Hamilton, Jr., James
Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878) and William
Stephen Hamilton; great-grandfather of Robert
Ray Hamilton; second great-grandfather of Laurens
M. Hamilton; ancestor *** of Robert
| || || Political families: Livingston-Schuyler
family of New York; VanRensselaer
family of Albany, New York (subsets of the Three
Thousand Related Politicians).|
| || ||Cross-reference: Nathaniel
Pendleton — Robert
Troup — John
Tayler — William
P. Van Ness|
| || ||Hamilton counties in Fla., Ill., Ind., Kan., Neb., N.Y., Ohio and Tenn. are
named for him.|
| || ||The city
Ohio, is named for
him. — Hamilton Hall (dormitory, built 1926), at
Business School, Boston,
Massachusetts, is named for
| || ||Other politicians named for him: Alexander
| || ||Coins and currency: His portrait
appears on the U.S. $10 bill; from the 1860s to the 1920s, his
portrait also appeared on U.S. notes and certificates of various
denominations from $2 to $1,000. |
| || ||Personal motto: "Do it better
| || ||See also congressional
biography — Govtrack.us
page — Wikipedia
article — NNDB
dossier — Find-A-Grave
| || ||Books about Alexander Hamilton: Richard
Hamilton, American — Forrest McDonald, Alexander
Hamilton: A Biography — Gertrude Atherton, Conqueror
: Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton — Ron
Hamilton — Thomas Fleming, Duel:
Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of
America — Arnold A. Rogow, A
Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr —
Willard Sterne Randall, Alexander
Hamilton: A Life — John Harper, American
Machiavelli : Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign
Policy — Stephen F. Knott, Alexander
Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth — Charles Cerami,
Patriots: The Remarkable Story of Two Men. Their Impossible Plan and
The Revolution That Created The Constitution — Donald
Barr Chidsey, Mr.
Hamilton and Mr. Jefferson|
| || ||Critical books about Alexander
Hamilton: Thomas DiLorenzo, Hamilton's
Curse : How Jefferson's Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution
-- and What It means for Americans Today|
| || ||Image source: U.S. postage stamp
Robert Marion LaFollette (1855-1925) —
also known as Robert M. LaFollette; "Fighting
Bob"; "Battling Bob" —
of Madison, Dane
Born in Primrose, Dane
County, Wis., June 14,
County District Attorney, 1880-84; U.S.
Representative from Wisconsin 3rd District, 1885-91; delegate to
Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1896,
of Wisconsin, 1901-06; U.S.
Senator from Wisconsin, 1906-25; died in office 1925; candidate
for Republican nomination for President, 1908,
Progressive candidate for President
of the United States, 1924.
Died of heart
disease complicated by asthma
D.C., June 18,
1925 (age 70 years, 4
Interment at Forest
Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
George Washington Paschal (1812-1878) —
also known as George W. Paschal; Lorenzo Columbus George
Washington Paschal —
of Van Buren, Crawford
County, Ark.; Galveston, Galveston
County, Tex.; Austin, Travis
County, Tex.; Washington,
Born in Greene
County, Ga., November
editor; justice of
Arkansas state supreme court, 1840; Democratic candidate for U.S.
Representative from Arkansas at-large, 1846; candidate for Texas
state attorney general, 1850; delegate to Republican National
Convention from Texas, 1868.
French Huguenot ancestry.
Died in Washington,
16, 1878 (age 65 years, 85
Interment at Rock
Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.