National Affairs: Great-Great-Grandson

Last week friends of Alexander Hamilton, 27, Harvard 1925, Wall Street banker, great-great-grandson of Federalist Alexander Hamilton, nephew of John Pierpont Morgan (his mother Juliet was a daughter of the late, great Morgan), called to the attention of editors of Republican newspapers in Manhattan Scion Hamilton's candidacy for a seat in the New York State Senate. First to interview him, to print his picture, was the New York Evening Post, founded by his great-great-grandfather (with John Jay) three years before he was shot to death by Aaron Burr on Weehawken Heights (1804).


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