Biography of Thomas G. Hamilton
Allegheny County, PA Biographies

THOMAS GRAHAM HAMILTON, an electrical engineer of Pittsburg, was born in Ireland December 21, 1871, son of John and Sarah Jane Hamilton. The father was born in county Tyrone, Ireland, in 1845, and died in 1884, in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Moses and Jane (Hazelton) Hamilton, of the north of Ireland.

Thomas G. Hamilton was educated in the public schools of Pittsburg and at the Lehigh University at South Bethlehem, where he took the electrical course and graduated therefrom in 1895. He then found employment with the Citizensí Traction Cable Company, of Pittsburg, with whom he remained until its consolidation and the founding of the Consolidated Traction Company, and continued with the new corporation until its completion of the electric system, when in company with the first chief engineer he went to Havana, Cuba, and superintended the construction of several trolley and steam railroads. He now occupies the position of assistant engineer of the New Castle, Pittsbürg & Harmony Railroad, and the New Castle street railway. In politics he votes the Republican ticket. He is a member of the Episcopal church. He married Mildred, daughter of David L. and Frances (Hall) Davis, of Waynesburg, Wayne county, Pennsylvania. By this union one child was born, John Leet Hamilton.

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