In Memory of Thomas Jefferson Hamilton ’65

THOMAS JEFFERSON HAMILTON ’65 of Washington, D.C., died July 19, 2023. At Ripon, he studied art. He received a master’s degree in urban studies from Roosevelt University and a degree in economics from Northwestern University. During the Vietnam era, he served in the U.S. Army as a clerk at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds from 1965-1967. He was a retired computer systems consultant. He worked in IT at the Bureau for Consumer Affairs until 1997 and then worked for a private company. He enjoyed painting, writing poetry and plays, and acting, and had been a director at Source Theatre Co. in Washington, D.C. He also served as a commissioner on the D.C. Advisory Neighborhood Commission and volunteered as an aide at a local primary school.