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James Alphonsus HAMILL

(1877-1941)

HAMILL, James Alphonsus, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Jersey City, N.J., March 30, 1877; attended St. Bridget’s Academy; was graduated from St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., in 1897 and from the New York Law School in 1899; was admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced practice in Jersey City, N.J.; member of the State house of assembly 1902-1905; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1908; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1921); chairman, Committee on Elections No. 2 (Sixty-second through Sixty-fifth Congresses), Committee on Reform in the Civil Service (Sixty-fourth Congress); was not a candidate for renomination in 1920; resumed the practice of law in New Jersey and New York; represented the Ukrainian people of the United States at the Peace Conference in Paris in 1919; decorated Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor for work in French literature; corporation counsel of Jersey City 1932-1941; died in Jersey City, December 15, 1941; interment in Holy Name Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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