US Con -Ward, Hamilton Sr. - U.S. Congressman, NY

Hamilton Ward Sr.:
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Born: July 3, 1829
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Birthplace: Salisbury New York
Father: Peter Ward 1804 – 1880
(Buried: Maple Grove Cemetery Waterloo New York)
Mother: Eliza Cleveland 1811 – 1849
(Buried: Powhatan Plantation Manor House Williamsburg Virginia)

Wife: Mary Adelia Chamberlain 1831 – 1929
(Buried: Forest Hills Cemetery Belmont New York)

Children:
Hamilton Ward Jr. 1871 – 1932
(Buried: Forest Hills Cemetery Belmont New York)
Rev John Chamberlain Ward 1873 – 1949
(Buried: Forest Hills Cemetery Belmont New York)


Political Party: Republican Party



Occupation before War:
1851 – 1856: Attorney in Phillipsville New York (Present Day Belmont)
1856 – 1859: Allegheny County New York District Attorney
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1859 – 1862: Attorney in Phillipsville New York

Civil War Career:
1862 – 1865: Allegheny County New York District Attorney
1862: New York Commissioner to raise and equip New York troops
1862 – 1865: Attorney in Phillipsville New York
1865 – 1871: United States Congressman from New York
1865 – 1867: Member of House Accounts Committee
1865 – 1867: Member of House Claims Committee

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1871: United States Congressman from New York
1865 – 1867: Member of House Accounts Committee
1865 – 1869: Member of House Claims Committee
1867 – 1869: Chairman of House Revolutionary Claims Committee
1868: Member of Committee to prepare impeachment of President Andrew Johnson.
1868: Voted in support of impeachment of President Andrew Johnson.
1869 – 1871: Member of House Territories Committee
1870: Choose not to be a candidate for renomination to U.S. Congress.
1880 – 1881: New York State Attorney General
1890: Member of New York State Constitutional Convention
1891 – 1898: Justice of New York State Supreme Court



Died:
December 28, 1898
Place of Death: Wellsville New York
Age at time of Death: 69 years old
Burial Place: Forest Hills Cemetery Belmont New York



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