Hamilton Lee Dashiell, a retired Cambridge real estate agent and developer, died of cancer Sunday at a hospital in Sarasota, Fla. He was 88.
Mr. Dashiell was born in raised in Cambridge, and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1934. He served in the Army during World War II, attaining the rank of major.
After the war, Mr. Dashiell moved to Baltimore and graduated from Strayer's Business College.
In 1948, he established Dashiell Realtors and Builders in Cambridge. Mr. Dashiell sold the business in 1981 and moved to Longboat Key, Fla., where he was vice mayor and was active in community affairs.