Governor William T. Hamilton, 1820-1888William T. Hamilton was born in Boonsboro. He attended the Hagerstown Academy and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania. Hamilton passed the bar in 1845 and opened a law practice in Hagerstown. After serving one year in the Maryland Legislature, he was elected to three terms in the United States House of Representatives (1849-1855). He served in no public office during the Civil War, however he was one of the party of Hagerstown leaders who arranged for the payment of the Confederate ransom to General McCausland in 1864.
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|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 4:28pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266226 N 4391815|
|Decimal Degrees||39.64420000, -77.72440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 38.652', W 77° 43.464'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 38' 39.12" N, 77° 43' 27.84" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-218 W Washington St, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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