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I never thought about Alexander Hamilton as our patron saint.
But I always liked the guy.
In my opinion, he became a New Yorker even before he came to New York.
Clerk, Student, Poet, Artillery Captain, Lawyer, Educator.
Son of a Scot who turned the Anglophile # 1.
Grown up on Scandinavian territory.
Brought up by a German.
Born by a Frenchwoman.
Married to a Dutch girl.
I heard even Afro-Americans consider him one of their own.