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Hamilton, Charles

(1913–  ) autograph authority; born in Ludington, Mich. He grew up in Flint, Mich. and made his first acquisition (a Rudyard Kipling autograph) at age 12. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps (1942–45) and in 1952 began to specialize in identifying handwriting and autographs. He established Charles Hamilton Galleries, Inc., in New York City in 1963, the first American auction gallery devoted exclusively to autographs. He wrote numerous books, including The Signature of America: A Fresh Look at Famous Handwriting (1979). An expert at spotting forgeries, he became engaged in several notable controversial cases.

Hamilton, Charles (Memorial)

(1840–75) U.S. representative; born in Clinton County, Pa. A lawyer, he enlisted in the Union army in 1861 and went with the military government to Florida in 1865, serving as a Republican representative (1868–71), once Florida was readmitted to Congress.
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1876: Frank Richards, author and creator of fat schoolboy Billy Bunter, was born in London as Charles Hamilton.
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FINDHORN - ROSIEISLE BEACH Captain Charles Hamilton Sorley (May 19, 1895 - October 13, 1915) began publishing poetry in his school journal and won a scholarship to University College, Oxford.
1876: Frank Richards, author and creator of overweight schoolboy Billy Bunter, was born in London as Charles Hamilton.
| 1876: Frank Richards, author and creator of overweight schoolboy Billy Bunter, was born in London as Charles Hamilton. | 1900: The Davis Cup for tennis was contested for the first time at Brookline, Massachusetts, and won by the USA.
For sure, it has expanded its portfolio overall, she says, yet everything is rooted in the law school's century-and-a-half commitment to justice.,There are symbolic reminders showered about the law school campus in Northwest Washington D.C, including busts of Marshall and his mentor, Charles Hamilton Houston, a legend in Howard law school history.
Cassandra Jones Havard Professor of Law, Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program University of Baltimore School of Law The legal field is one of the least racially diverse professions so University of Baltimore law professor Cassandra Jones Havard set out to change those numbers.
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As a future elementary teacher, I am reminded of the quote by Charles Hamilton Houston, who was a prominent African-American lawyer.
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