Frederic C. Hamilton, American oilman and arts philanthropist, Died at 89


Frederic C. Hamilton was born on September 25, 1927, and died on September 30, 2016.

He was the chairman of Hamilton Groups LLC, a loosely connected group of companies focused on oil production, real estate holdings and educational institutions.

He founded Hamilton Oil Corporation in the late 1960s.

Frederic C. Hamilton built it into an international oil company as well as a domestic gas company, both of which he merged into a major integrated oil company in the mid-1980s.

Before his death Hamilton was the Chairman of The Hamilton Companies, which is active in venture capital, private equity, oil and gas, real estate, mortgage lending, securities and acquisitions operations.

Frederic C. Hamilton passed away at 89 years old.