Hamilton Fish IIIHamilton Fish III (December 7, 1888 - January 18, 1991) was a U.S Congressman from New York. He served in World War I by commanding an all African American regiment known as the "Harlem Hellfighters". Fish was elected to Congress in 1920 and served until 1945. He was opposed to F.D.R's New Deal policies before and after Pearl Harbor. Fish was a member of one of New York's most prominent political families. His grandfather, Hamilton Fish, served as a Senator and as President Ulysses S. Grant's Secretary of State.
After his tenure in Congress, Fish wrote his autobiography and a short history of World War I. When Fish celebrated his 102nd birthday in 1990, he was the oldest living American politician.