HAMILTON, Edward La Rue

HAMILTON, Edward La Rue
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1857–1923

Biography

HAMILTON, Edward La Rue, a Representative from Michigan; born in Niles Township, Berrien County, Mich., December 9, 1857; attended the graded schools and was graduated from the Niles High School in 1876; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced practice in Niles, Mich.; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1921); chairman, Committee on Territories (Fifty-eighth through Sixty-first Congresses); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; engaged in the practice of law until his death in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich., November 2, 1923; interment in Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, Mich.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library

Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Marshall L. Cook papers, 1880-1945, 6 linear feet. Correspondents include Hamilton.
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