Arthur Lawrence Hamilton

ID# 4584, (1905-1988)
      Arthur Lawrence Hamilton was born on 12 August 1905 in Langdon, Cavalier County, North Dakota.1 He was the son of John Kenneth Hamilton and Elizabeth F Burns.2,3,1 He married Mildred Alvina Engen.1 Arthur operated the Hamilton Clothing Store Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota for many years. He was also a partner with his brother Charles in the Hamilton Business Machine Company in Fargo, North Dakota4 although he continued to live in Thief River Falls.1 He died on 25 September 1988 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, at age 83.5,6

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1910Langdon, Cavalier County, North DakotaJohn Kenneth Hamilton3
1920Langdon, Cavalier County, North DakotaJohn Kenneth Hamilton7
Last Edited=15 Dec 2012

Children of Arthur Lawrence Hamilton and Mildred Alvina Engen


  1. [S1478] Letter from Jerome A Moore (Grosse Point Woods, MI) to Faye West, 27 Mar 2012; privately held by Faye West (Edmonton, Alberta). LET 010.
  2. [S1528] Funeral Services Today for J. K. Hamilton, County Recorder, Langdon, North Dakota, 16 Jul 1942.
  3. [S956] John K Hamilton, 1910 U.S. Census (Langdon, Cavalier, North Dakota), Ancestry,
  4. [S1482] Polk's Fargo (Cass County, N D) City Directory (St Paul, Minnesota: R L Polk & Co., 1940).
  5. [S126] Social Security Death Index, online (
  6. [S1122] Minnesota Death Index 1908-2002, online (, state file number: 024953.
  7. [S957] John K Hamilton, 1920 U.S. Census (Langdon, Cavalier, North Dakota ), Ancestry,