Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton
Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton

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Alexander Hamilton About

First Secretary of the Treasury and aide to George Washington who was famously killed in a duel to the death by Vice President Aaron Burr . He was an active participant in the Philadelphia Convention, which produced the U.S. Constitution, and he wrote 51 of the 85 installments of the Federalist Papers, which supported the Constitution.

Alexander Hamilton Before Fame

He was effectively orphaned after his father left the family and his mother died of fever.

Alexander Hamilton Trivial Things

He resigned from being the Secretary of the Treasury after an extra-marital affair from his past became public.  The award winning Broadway musical about his life began in 2015.

Alexander Hamilton Family Life

He married Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton in December 1780. He had eight children.

Alexander Hamilton Associated With

He was appointed by John Adams as Senior Officer of the Army.