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Patrick HAMILL

(1817-1895)

HAMILL, Patrick, a Representative from Maryland; born in Allegany County, near Altamont, Md., April 28, 1817; attended the common schools in Westernport; engaged in the real estate business and mercantile pursuits; collector of taxes in 1841 and 1842; member of the State house of delegates in 1843 and 1844; judge of the orphans’ court of Allegany County 1854-1869 and elected chief judge in 1867; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-first Congress (March 4, 1869-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for renomination in 1870; engaged in the real estate business until his death in Oakland, Garrett County, Md., January 15, 1895; interment in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

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

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