Andrew Hamilton (1676-1741)

Andrew Hamilton I, "The Councillor" of Philadelphia

Associated Houses

Bush Hill


The Woodlands


He was born in Scotland and became Pennsylvania's Attorney-General and Speaker of the House of Representatives. He is remembered as Pennsylvania's greatest lawyer and is also credited with designing Philadelphia's Independence Hall.


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 18/01/2019 and last updated on 10/03/2021.
Image Courtesy of Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia, Public Domain