Alfred Hamilton (1874 - 1946)

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Camberwell, Australia

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Camberwell, Australia

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Father: Hamilton Robert Hamilton
Mother: Sarah Marsh Hamilton

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1874 - In the year that Alfred Hamilton was born, on November 4th, the Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives - the first time since 1860. The Democrats now held 183 seats - up 94 - and the Republicans held 106 - down 93.

1878 - At the age of only 4 years old, Alfred was alive when on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

1920 - When he was 46 years old, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

1926 - At the age of 52 years old, Alfred was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1946 - In the year of Alfred Hamilton's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Alfred Hamilton passed away in 1946 in Camberwell, Australia at age 72. No cause of death has been listed. He was born in 1874. He was born to Hamilton Robert Hamilton and Sarah Marsh Hamilton, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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