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Hamilton Elementary Initial Construction of New School Adding Detail to Front of Building
Hamilton Elementary Initial Construction of New School Parking Lot Construction
Mr. Lawrence R. Hamilton Portrait - Cropped
Hamilton Elementary Circa. 1983 Front of Building

Circ. 1983

Hamilton Elementary Initial Construction of New School Ground work around building

Lawrence R. Hamilton

Lawrence R. Hamilton Elementary was opened in September 1982. The formal dedication of Hamilton Elementary was held on Sunday, November 14, 1982.

Lawrence R. Hamilton was born in Detroit, attended the Hazel Park Schools, and later obtained a bachelors and a master of arts degree from Wayne State University. He and his wife, Marje had three sons, Robert, Mark, and Gary.

Mr. Hamilton began his career in the Troy School District in 1954. He secured a position as a fifth grade teacher at Colerain Elementary School. Mr. Hamilton has served as a teaching principal and principal (Colerain Elementary School/Troy Union Elementary, Smith Elementary School and Leonard Elementary School). After ten years of working as a principal, he was appointed to the position of Elementary Curriculum Coordinator and Director of Special Education. In 1969, Lawrence R. Hamilton became the Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education. From 1977 until 1986 he served in the position of Assistant Superintendent of Instruction K-12. Mr. Hamilton retired from the Troy School District in 1986.

Text and photos provided by Troy Historic Museum