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Thomas H. Hamilton

HAMILTON, Thomas H., architect, was born in Fairview township, York county, Pa., January 8, 1860, son of John S. and Elizabeth (Feisinger) Hamilton, both natives of York county, still living and residents of Lower Allen township, Cumberland county, Pa. The father is a carpenter, but of late years has retired from active business. He has eight children, four of whom are living: Thomas H., Nulissa, wife of John Noel, residing in New Cumberland, Pa.; Cordelia, wife of Eli Thorley, of Steelton, Pa.; Daniel C., residing at Riverton, Pa., proprietor of lumber yard and planing mill. Mr. Hamilton has been justice of the peace for a number of years, and has served as storekeeper and gauger in the Internal Revenue Department. Thomas H. received his primary education in the public schools of Fairview township, and subsequently pursued the study of architect at Philadelphia. After fully preparing himself for the profession he returned to Harrisburg and began business for himself. Mr. Hamilton was married, at Steelton, May 5, 1884, to Mary A. Fiese, daughter of Josiah K. and Sarah Fiese, to whom have been born five children: Luther J., Frances C., John F., and tow who died in infancy. Mr. Hamilton is a member of the Jr. O. U. A. M., of Harrisburg. In his political views he is a Democrat. The family attend <sic> the Lutheran church.

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