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HAMILTON, Alexander (1755 or 1757-1804) Bank of New York

Diaspora. Born in Charlestown, capital of the island of Nevis in the Leeward Islands. His father, James A Hamilton was the fourth son of Scottish laird Alexander Hamilton of Grange, Ayrshire. He was a founding father of the United States ad one of the most influential men of his generation. Among his many achievements he established the nation’s financial system including the US Mint, and founded the Bank of New York.

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