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W.O. Hamilton William Oscar Hamilton
Full Name: William Oscar Hamilton
Date of birth: June 30, 1854
Date of death: April 26, 1899

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 77 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Comanche / Comanche   Brown, Comanche
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, W.O. Hamilton, pp. 31-32. Born in Chattooga County, Georgia. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • W.O. (Oscar) Hamilton, who represented Comanche, Brown, and adjoining counties in the Texas Legislature and was later appointed U.S. District Attorney, mentioned in obituary of wife Virginia Million Hamilton, 9/4/1936, p. 5. Comanche Chief.
  • William Oscar Hamilton, lawyer born in Georgia, wife Virginia Caltha Million, daughters Ruth Hamilton and Verda Hamilton, son George Mills Hamilton. Texas, Comanche County Records, 1858-1955. FamilySearch. George Mills Hamilton Ruth Hamilton Verda Hamilton
  • W.O. Hamilton, birth date 6/30/1854, death date 4/26/1899, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Comanche, Comanche County, with wife Virginia Hamilton. Includes reprint of death notice in Comanche Chief, 5/4/1899. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, Hon. W.O. Hamilton, "one time representative from the Comanche district," The Dublin Progress, 4/28/1899, p. 5, crediting Dublin Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. W.O. Hamilton, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Indian Affairs (Chair) 
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    Towns, Cities, and Corporations  

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