Ellis, Franklin and Samuel Evans. History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, with Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883.
11/25/1818 - 10/14/1883
HAMILTON, William, a Representative from Lancaster County; born, November 25, 1818 in Leacock Township, Lancaster County, Pa.; farmer; supervisor, Pennsylvania Railroad Company (5 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1855 and 1856; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1861-1863); died, October 14, 1883 in Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interred, Old Leacock Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Intercourse, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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