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HAMILTON, Lee Herbert, a Representative from Indiana; born in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla., April
20, 1931; attended the public schools of Evansville, Ind.; graduated from De Pauw University, 1952;
studied at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in 1952 and 1953; graduated from
Indiana University School of Law, 1956; lawyer, private practice; treasurer of Bartholomew County
Young Democrats, 1960-1963, and president, 1963-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth
and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1999); chairman, Select
Committee on Intelligence (Ninety-ninth Congress), Select Committee to Investigate Covert Arms
Transactions with Iran (One Hundredth Congress), Joint Economic Committee (One Hundred First
Congress); Committee on Foreign Affairs (One Hundred Third Congress); was not a candidate for
reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress in 1998; vice chair, National Commission on Terrorist
Attacks Upon the United States, 2002-2004.
BibliographyHamilton, Lee. How Congress Works and Why
You Should Care. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004; Hamilton, Lee H. with
Jordan Tama. A Creative Tension: The Foreign Policy Roles of the President and
Congress. Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2003.