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This character page is on a person who is mentioned in Hamilton, but is not portrayed onstage by a cast member.

James Hamilton was the father of Secretary Alexander Hamilton and had Alexander with Rachel Faucette Buck while at an unmarried status, causing family tension. James Hamilton soon left the family, leaving Faucette Buck to raise her sons by herself.

Song ReferencesEdit

"The ten-dollar Founding Father without a father"
— John Laurens, "Alexander Hamilton"
"When he was ten his father split, full of it, debt-ridden"
— Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, "Alexander Hamilton"
"My father left, my mother died, I grew up buckwild"
— Alexander Hamilton, "Helpless"