Alexander Hamilton was born in Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis. His parents were Rachel Faucette Buck and James A. Hamilton. He was the youngest of the 2 siblings.
Alexander Hamilton's Life.
Appointed aide-de-camp to George Washington with rank of lieutenant colonel
Retired from active military duty
Appointed receiver of continental taxes for New York
Chosen delegate from New York to the Continental Congress
Admitted to practice of law as attorney and counselor before the New York Supreme Court of Judicature
Chosen delegate to Annapolis Convention
Elected, New York state assembly
Named delegate to the Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia
Began series of Federalist essays
Elected a delegate to New York's ratifying convention
Appointed the first treasury secretary of the United States
Appointed inspector general of the army with rank of major general
Died in New York following a duel with Aaron Burr in Weehawken