IN 1904 established a medical practice in Elmwood. In 1906 he was elected
to the School Board, on which he served for ten years. Helped to establish
free compulsory medical examination for all public school students.
Elected Liberal Member for Elmwood to the Manitoba Legislative Assembly in
1915. Member of the Provincial Parliament. In his five years in the
provincial House, Hamilton helped to secure the passing of legislation for
the Mothers' Allowance Act; for the Workmen's Compensation Act; for Votes
for Women; and he helped to pilot through the House the Act making the
Medical School part of the University of Manitoba.
In 1920 he was at the polls but was to be defeated by a strong Labour
vote. In 1918 he had lectured in Medical Jurisprudence at the Medical
College; in 1919 he had be appointed to the Surgical staff of the Winnipeg
General Hospital and had been named Lecturer and Examiner in Clinical
Surgery for fifth-year medical students.
In 1920 he was elected Secretary of the Manitoba Medical Association. In
October 1920 he was named a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In
1921 he became President of the M.M.A., and was the first President of the
newly formed University of Manitoba Alumni Association. In 1923 he was
appointed to the Dominion Council of the Canadian Medical Association.
Source (with minor modifications): An Encyclopaedia of Psychic Science by Nandor Fodor (1934).
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