Courtney W. Hamlin, US Congress

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Courtney Walker Hamlin

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Brevard, North Carolina
Death: Died in Santa Monica, California
Place of Burial: East Lawn Cemetery , Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. James R. Hamlin and Mary Ann Hamlin
Husband of Ann Hamlin
Father of Clyde Hamlin; Cressie Hamlin; Pearl Hamlin and Carl Oswald Hamlin
Brother of Montraville/MONTERVILL Montrose Hamlin, Dr.; ELIZABETH 'DALIE' VANDALIA LEWIS; SALON A HAMLIN; MARY 'LENNAH' LONG and Oscar Taylor Hamlin

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About Courtney Walker Hamlin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtney_W._Hamlin

Courtney Walker Hamlin (October 27, 1858 - February 16, 1950) was a U.S. representative from Missouri and cousin of William Edward Barton.


Early life


Hamlin was born in Brevard, North Carolina. In 1869 moved to Missouri with his parents, who settled in Leasburg, Crawford County. He attended the common schools and Salem Academy, where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1882 and commenced practice in Bolivar, Missouri.


Political career


Hamlin was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1905). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1904 to the Fifty-ninth Congress. Hamlin was elected to the Sixtieth and to the five succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1919). He served as chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of State (Sixty-second through Sixty-fifth Congresses). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1918.


Later life


He resumed the practice of law in Springfield, Missouri, until November 1935, when he retired and moved to Santa Monica, California, where he died February 16, 1950. He was interred in East Lawn Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.

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Courtney W. Hamlin, US Congress's Timeline

1858
October 27, 1858
Brevard, North Carolina
1882
1882
Age 23
1886
1886
Age 27
1888
1888
Age 29
1890
1890
Age 31
1950
February 16, 1950
Age 91
Santa Monica, California
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Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, United States