W.O. Hamilton

William Oscar Hamilton

Full Name: William Oscar Hamilton
Date of birth: June 30, 1854
Date of death: April 26, 1899

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Brown, Comanche

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House District 77
Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887
Legislatures: 19th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Comanche / Comanche
Counties in district: Brown, Comanche

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Other Resources

  • W.O. (Oscar) Hamilton, who represented Comanche, Brown, and adjoining counties in the Texas Legislature and was later appointed U.S. District Attorney, mentioned in obituary of wife Virginia Million Hamilton, 9/4/1936, p. 5. Comanche Chief.
  • William Oscar Hamilton, lawyer born in Georgia, wife Virginia Caltha Million, daughters Ruth Hamilton and Verda Hamilton, son George Mills Hamilton. Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955. FamilySearch. George Mills Hamilton Ruth Hamilton Verda Hamilton
  • W.O. Hamilton, birth date 6/30/1854, death date 4/26/1899, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Comanche, Comanche County, with spouse Virginia Hamilton. Includes reprint of death notice in Comanche Chief, 5/4/1899. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Hon. W.O. Hamilton, "one time representative from the Comanche district," The Dublin Progress, 4/28/1899, p. 5, crediting Dublin Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).


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19th R.S. - 1885
Indian Affairs (Chair) 
Judiciary No. 1  
Revenue and Taxation  
Towns, Cities, and Corporations  

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