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Charles Stuart Hamilton Jr. ’32

Published in July 2, 1997, issue

After an illustrious career in law, politics, and government, Chuck Hamilton died Dec. 13, 1996, in Greenville, Del.

At Yale Law School, Chuck was editor of the Law Review and graduated with honors in 1935. He then joined the firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in NYC and was a partner there from 1945-58. Shortly thereafter he moved to the Andrew Mellon Foundation in NYC serving as president from 1961-71.

From then on he was director of the European

American Bank & Trust Co. in NYC, from which he retired in 1980.

A lifelong Republican, Chuck was president of the N.Y. Young Republican Club, a commissioner of the New York Port Authority, and a member of the Westchester County Park Commission. He was also a campaign manager for Jacob Javits in his successful first-term bid for the U.S. Senate.

Chuck's wife of 50 years, Ella Kate Mallone, died in 1990. He is survived by two sons, Charles S. III and Battle M., two daughters, Julia Sperry Longacre and Frances Hamilton, and nine grandchildren, to all of whom the class expresses its sympathy and its pride that Chuck was one of us.

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