2046. Hon. Hamilton Fish, 1859 [1849], son of (791) Hon. Hamilton and Julia Kearn Fish, was educated in private schools and Columbia College. He is a lawyer, with offices in New York City. His home is at Garrison, N. Y. From 1869 to 1871, he was a private secretary to his father, then Secretary of State under President Grant. He served as Aide-de-Camp on the staff of Governor John A. Dix, in 1873-4. For a half score of years he represented Putnam County in the State Assembly, of which body he was several times elected Speaker, and was held, by appointment, many public positions of importance and trust.