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Fisker, Hamilton K

The promoter of the South Central Pacific and Mexican Railway, and senior partner in the firm of Fisker, Montague and Montague. After the collapse of the London branch of the firm, managed by Augustus Melmotte, he married Marie Melmotte.

"...a shining little man, perhaps about forty years of age, with a well-twisted, moustache, greasy brown hair ... insignificant in appearance. He was gorgeously dressed, with a silk waistcoat and chains, and he carried a little stick.... He was troubled by no shyness, by no scruples, and by no fears. His mind was not capacious, but such as it was it was his own, and he knew how to use it" - The Way We Live Now