Alexander Hamilton Timeline

Events

Born in Charlestown. Nevis, British West Indies

January 11, 1757

Moved to St. Croix

November 18, 1765

Schooling in New Jersey

January 1, 1773

Political Beginning

January 1, 1774

Promotion to Lieutenant Colonel in Revolutionary War

January 3, 1777

Marries Elizabeth Schuyler

December 14, 1780

Retirement from Military Career

November 14, 1781

Signed Constitution

June 6, 1788

Appointed to Secretary of Treasury

September 14, 1789

Political Retirement

January 19, 1795

Duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

June 18, 1804

Dies in New York

July 11, 1804