Hamilton (1935 - 1940)
Served on the Iowa
Supreme Court from January 1, 1935, until December 31, 1940. For one year he
was Chief Justice.
Born in Keokuk County,
Iowa, May 1, 1877. He was graduated from the Law Department of Drake University
in 1900 and entered the practice of law at Sigourney. He served as County
Attorney from 1902 to 1904. He accepted no other public office until coming on
the Supreme Bench.
After his retirement from
the court he returned to his private practice at Sigourney, where he died
December 15, 1949.