Hamilton Wellington Hunter

1897 Nov 21 Born Chicago, IL to James Boyd Hunter and Eva Nellie Holden Attended Howe Military School three years. 1918 Jul 5 Enlisted Navy 1919 First World War U.S. Navy 1919 Mar 17 Discharged Newport RI 1st Class Seaman 1920 Census Fort Wayne, 2545 Maple Place with Charles Shuler, mother, Lillian, William, roomer age 70 1920 Aug 5 Married Denna Bockman Mother divorced Charles Shuler 1924 Dec 1 Hamilton born, Real Estate Rockford, IL 1926 Oct 17 Frederick born, Rockford, IL 1931 Moved to Ft Wayne Ind for 7 years 1933 Living at 2005 Jesse Street when mother died 1935 Fort Wayne City Directory Hamilton (Bernice) clk h 2005 Jessie 1936 Wife died 1938 Fort Wayne City Directory Hamilton W appraiser h 2005 Jessie 1940 Opened office at 209 E. Wayne 1941 Married Virginia Barr 1942 Joined Downtown Kiwanis Club 1943 Fort Wayne City Directory Hamilton W (M A I) Realtor, Home Builder 209 E. Wayne Eastbrook 2882, h 2005 Jessie av Tel Anthony 2569 1946 Realtor, Home Builder, 209 E. Wayne (2), Tel. Eastbrook 2882, h4705 Tacoma av (5), Tel Harrison 4557 1947 Member of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers 1954 Hunter, Hamilton W (MAI) (Virginia G.), realtor, home builder 209 E Wayne (2) Tel Anthony 9244 h 4802 North Washington Rd (9) Tel Kenmore 2802 1955 Elected Realtor of the Year in Fort Wayne 1955 Hunter Hamilton W (MAI) (Virginia G.) Realtor Home Builder 209 E Wayne (2) Tel Anthony 9244 h 4802 N Washington Rd (9) Tel Kenmore 2802 1955 Lieut. Govnr of Indiana District Kiwanis International 1987 Aug Died in Naples, Collier County, Florida

Descendants of Hamilton Wellington HUNTER Generation No. 1 1. HAMILTON WELLINGTON4 HUNTER (JAMES BOYD *3, HAMILTON *2, ALEXANDER *1) was born 21 November 1897 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, and died August 1987 in Naples, Collier County, Florida. He married (1) DENNA BERNICE BOCKMAN 05 August 1920. He married (2) VIRGINIA ELIZABETH GARR 1941. Children of HAMILTON HUNTER and DENNA BOCKMAN are: i. HAMILTON WELLINGTON JR.5 HUNTER, b. 01 December 1924, Rockford, Illinois; m. JOY MARCILLE SMITH, 07 September 1947, Benzonia, Michigan. ii. FREDERICK HUNTER, b. 07 October 1926, Rockford, Illinois; d. 23 June 1994, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana; m. MARY ANN.

1900 FEDERAL CENSUS, COOK COUNTY, CHICAGO (age 27) 206 Gladys Ave. Hunter, Eva U 26 July 1873 OH (age 27) Flora J. 7 Jan 1893 IL Frederick A. 4 Feb 1896 IL Hamilton 2 Nov 1897 IL Siddall, Mary I. 44 Mar 1856 OH (Eva's aunt, daughter of Jos. Barnhill)

CITIZENS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, ALLEN COUNTY, INDIANA Hamilton Wellington Hunter b Chicago Ill 11/21/97 Father James Boyd Mother Eva Nellie Holden Father birthplace Canada Mother birthplace Ohio Paternal grandfather Educator in Canada Father's date of death 1900 Where Chicago Ill Father's occupation Was Furn Mfgr Hunter & McCune Chicago Ill Mother's death 1933 aged 59 Where Ft Wayne Ind. How many children did the subject's parents have? 3 Which, in order of birth, was the Subject? 3 High School Hampton Iowa Graduated 1918 Date of Enlistment July 5, 1918 Navy Discharged Newport RI 1st class seaman 3/17/1919 1924 Rl Est bus- Rockford Ill until 1931 When he came to Ft Wayne Ind for 7 years. Home owners Corpn. Asst State Appraiser He then 1940 est. his Present office as Broker appraiser & Home Bldgn Date of marriage 1st 1920 Wife Denna Bernice Bockman Wife b No Webster Ind Wife's death 1936 Subject's Children and Grandchildren 2 Chil Hamilton W b 12/1/24 Fredrick Ray b Oct 7 1926 both grad H. Sch. Stud Coll. they were inducted W.W. #2 Older Gunner B. 29 Air Corps Staff Sgt discharged Nov. 1945 2nd Chil ASTRP took training Elict Engr Was sta Wright field Dayton O Sub m 2nd 12/26/43 Virginia Elizabeth Garr b Kokomo Ind No Chil. Plymouth Congl Ch Trustee Mem Maumee Lodge #725 F&AM consistory 32nd Mispah Temple. Kiwanis Club Dir 1946 Pres Ft Wayne bd Realtors Mem Am Inst Rl Est Appraisers " Soc Residental appraisers C of C Isaaz Walton League Am. Legion Post #47 Political Preference Ind. Swimming Golf Sub mother m 3 times 1911 she came to Ft Wayne Ind Hamilton W. Hunter Realtor 209 E. Wayne Ft Wayne Allen Ind Y O AGA Dec 21 1946

OBITUARY Renowned Developer Hunter, 89, Dies Hamilton W. Hunter, 89, of Naples, Fla., who died Saturday, was a well-known real estate developer, appraiser and Indiana's first Realtor of the Year in 1955. Hunter was born in Chicago and was owner of the Hamilton Hunter, Realtor, firm in Fort Wayne for many years. His real estate developments included Southwood, Westmoor and Hazelwood parks, and Lafayette, Park and Paramount places. In 1947 he was elected to the membership of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers. He was the first Fort Wayne Realtor to achieve the position. He took appraiser courses at International Business College in Fort Wayne, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania and Tulane University in New Orleans. Hunter also was an assistant stae appraiser for the Home Owners' Loan Corp. and for several major insurance companies. In 1955 he was elected to his fourth term on the Realtors' Washington committee of the National Association of Real Estate Boards. Also in 1955, he was chosen lieutenant governor of the third division of the Indiana District of Kiwanis International. The third division included clubs in Angola, Fremont, Ashley, Columbia City, Huntington, Wabash, Warren, Bluffton and the three clubs in Fort Wayne at that time. Before his appointment, Hunter was a member of the Downtown Kiwanis Club in Fort Wayne since 1942, having served as sergeant-at-arms, vice president and president of organization. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Surviving are his wife, Virginia; two sons, Hamilton and Fredrick, both of Fort Wayne; a half-sister, Lillian Putman of Valdosta, Ga.; a half-brother, William Shuler of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services were today in Klaehn's Wayne Street Chapel, with burial in Lindenwood Cemetery.

HISTORY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF JOHN HOTTEL. P.723 2393x-c HAMILTON W. HUNTER, b. Nov. 21, 1897; attended Howe Ind. Military School three years; m. Aug. 5, 1920, BERNICE BOCKMAN, b. at N. Webster, Ind.

1920 Federal Census Fort Wayne, Wayne Twp., Allen Co., IN 2545 Maple Place SHULER, Charles Head 48 OH PA OH Traveling Salesman Business College Eva Wife 45 OH OH OH Lillian Dtr 8 IN OH OH William Son 4 IN OH OH HUNTER, Hamilton Step-son 22 IL CAN OH Traveling Agent Business College GILLINGHAM, Clarissa Roomer 70 IL MD PA

SS# 313-22-2508 BirthDate 21 Nov 1897 State of Issuance of Social Securtiy Number Indiana Death Date Aug 1987 Death Residence Localities 33940 Naples, Collier, Florida Death Benefit Localities 33940 Naples, Collier, Florida

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