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James Allan Hamilton (1919 - 1979)

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James Allan Hamilton
Born in Spring Valley, Rockland, New York, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in New City, Rockland, New Yorkmap
Father of and [private daughter (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Hamlet, Richmond, North Carolina, USAmap
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


Place: Summit Park Cem, Rockland, New York, USA

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Note:  !DEATH: per Social Security Death Index: SSN=130-07-9300 (NY) b. 16 Aug 1919 d.
Nov 1979 last payment zip code= 28379 (Hamlet, Richmond, NC). Killed in car wreck. Truck made left turn in front of him. He was driving a 1969 VW beetle.
 !MILITARY: as told by James Hamilton over the years and recalled by Bruce Hamilton: US Navy 1942-1945. Basic training at Great Lakes near Chicago. Shipped out through Treasure Island (San Francisco). USS Hector (repair ship), machinist's mate. Behind combat lines all over the Pacific: Hawaii, Saipan, Eniwetok, Yap, Truk, Leyte...
 !EDUCATION: LaFayette College, Easton, PA, BS Chemistry 1950.
c. 1937-1941, teller, First National City Bank, New York City.
1946 Lederle Labs, Pearl River, NY
1950-1967 extractive metallurgist, National Lead Co., Sayreville, NJ 1967-1968
Vanadium Corp. of America, Shiprock, NM (acquired by Foote Mineral Co.) 1968-c.1975 Foote Mineral Co., Kings Mt., NC
Phillipsburg, NJ 1948-50
207 Main St., Keyport, NJ, Jun 1950-Feb 1955 (upstairs in 2-unit house) 60 Harvey Ave., Lincroft, NJ 07738, Feb 1955-Feb 1967
Had a large vegetable garden. Raised strawberries, tomatoes, squash,
blueberries,... Enjoyed construction projects such as putting in a
new front sidewalk, rear patio, grape arbor.
3401 Edgecliff Dr., Farmington, NM 87401 Feb 1967-Aug 1968.
1202 Farmington Lane, West Chester, PA 19380, Aug 1968-1972.
Kings Mt., NC 1972-c.1975.
1939 Ford
1952 Ford
1958 black VW bettle
1961 red and white VW camper, which went through 2 engines and a transmission in only 40,000 miles.
1964 Dodge van, bought empty and built out to resemble the 1961 VW camper.

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Date: 8 JUL 2011
Time: 20:16:31

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  • WikiTree profile Hamilton-1741 created through the import of bhamilt.ged on Jul 10, 2011 by Bruce Hamilton. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Bruce and others.

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