Oliver Hamilton

Oldest son of Frank Hamilton & Alice Cecilia Rapp
Cultural Narrative: 

Oliver Hamilton 1900-1923, oldest son of Frank Hamilton & Alice Cecilia Rapp. He & his brother Paul Hamilton were well known in the Niles Dowagiac area for playing baseball, having won the State Championship. They were the first Native battery to win a State Championship in Michigan. Oliver was killed in 1923 in Dowagiac after being hit by a train. Paul went on to play a few games on the St. Louis Browns in 1924 before an injury stopped his professional baseball career.