Alexander Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. ... As the first Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton was the main author of the economic policies of the George Washington administration.
In November 1801, when Angelica was 17 years old, her oldest brother Philip Hamilton died of injuries resulting from a duel with George Eacker.
George Eacker. George I. Eacker ( c. 1774 – January 4, 1804) was a New York lawyer and Freemason. He fatally shot Philip Hamilton, son of Alexander Hamilton, in a duel on November 23, 1801 in Weehawken, New Jersey.
The illegitimate son of a Scottish immigrant father and a British West Indian mother (who happened to be married to someone else), Alexander Hamilton was born on the Caribbean island of Nevis on January 11. Hamilton himself claimed that he had been born in 1757, but official documents from Nevis list the year as 1755.Jan 11, 2012