Hamilton Fish III

U.S. Congressperson

1888 – 1991

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Who was Hamilton Fish III?

Hamilton Fish III was a soldier and politician from New York State. Born into a family long active in the state, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1920 to 1945 and during that time was a prominent opponent of United States intervention in foreign affairs and was a critic of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. When Fish celebrated his 102nd birthday in 1990, he was the oldest living American who had served in Congress.

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Born
Dec 7, 1888
Garrison
Also known as
  • Hamilton Stuyvesant Fish
  • Hamilton Fish
  • Hamilton Fish, Jr.
  • Ham Fish
  • Ham
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
Died
Jan 18, 1991
Cold Spring

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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