HAMILTON, PETER JOSEPH, 1859-1927

Biography:

Attorney, judge. Born– March 19, 1859, Mobile. Parents– Peter and Anna Martha Hamilton. Married– Rachel Wheeler. Children– Three. Education– Princeton University, A.B., 1879, A.M., 1882,; University of Alabama, LL.B., 1910; further study at the University of Leipzig and at Spring Hill College. Practiced law in Mobile, serving as city attorney; served as judge of the U.S. District Court, and practiced law at San Juan, Puerto Rico. Member, Historic Society of Mobile.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 1.

Publication(s):

The Chevalier d’Iberville; Some Considerations of the Life of a Great Pioneer. Mobile, Ala.; Historic Mobile Preservation Society, 1948.

Colonial Mobile, an Historical Study. Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1897.

The Colonization of the South. Philadelphia; G. Barrie, 1904.

The East and the West in the Mediterranean. San Juan, Puerto Rico; Progress, 1924.

The Founding of Mobile, 1702-1718. Mobile, Ala.; Commercial Printing Co., 1911.

A Little Boy in Confederate Mobile. Mobile, Ala.; Colonial Mobile Book Shop, 1947.

Mobile of the Five Flags; the Story of the River Basin and Coast about Mobile from the Earliest Times to the Present. Mobile, Ala.; Gill Printing Co., 1913.

The Origin and Growth of the Common Law in England and America; a Study of Private Law. San Juan, Puerto Rico; Caribbean Pub. Co., 1922.

The Private Life of Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville. Mobile, Ala.; Bienville Monument Fund, 1909?

Rambles in Historic Lands; Travels in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France and England. New York; Putnam, 1893.

The Reconstruction Period. New York; G. Barrie & Sons, 1904.

Compiler:

The Charter and the Code of Ordinances of 1897 of the City of Mobile. Mobile, Ala.; Commercial Printing Co., 1897.