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J. C. Hall James Christopher Hall
Full Name: James Christopher Hall, Sr.
Date of birth: September 21, 1877
Date of death: July 24, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 117 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Colorado City / Mitchell   Fisher, Mitchell, Nolan
H 117 Sep 13, 1926 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Colorado City / Mitchell   Fisher, Mitchell, Nolan
(1) LORAINE, TEXAS. "Loraine is on U.S. Highway 20/80, Farm Road 644, and the Missouri Pacific line, ten miles east of Colorado City and fifty-eight miles west of Abilene in northeastern Mitchell County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Colorado. House Journal.
(3) Colorado. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) District No. 117 - J.E. Hall of Colorado, Texas. Date of special election, 1/2/1926. "Hall of Mitchell," 39th 1st C.S., 9/13/1926, pp. 1-2. House Journal.
(5) J.C. Hall, in special election 1/2/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded Richard M. Chitwood, resigned 8/20/1925. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 40th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, April 1958, p. 272. "Died July 24 [1957] . . . born Sept. 21, 70 years ago." Texas Bar Journal.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1920 - James C. Hall, Colorado City, Mitchell County, age 42, born circa 1878 in Texas, county judge.
    Census of 1930 - James C. Hall, Loraine, Mitchell County, age 52, born circa 1878 in Texas, bank president. FamilySearch. 1920 1930
  • James Christopher "J.C." Hall, Sr., birth date 9/21/1877, death date 7/24/1957, obituary from Abilene Reporter News 7/25/1957 (age 79, "he served in the State Legislature as a representative of the 117th District from 1925 to 1929"), interment in Loraine Cemetery, Loraine, Mitchell County. Find a Grave.
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - J.C. Hall, age 49, born in Texas, occupation: investments. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J. C. Hall, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Contingent Expenses  
    Liquor Traffic  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    39th R.S. - 1925

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