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James Christopher Hall

J. C. Hall
Full Name: James Christopher Hall, Sr.
Birth date: September 21, 1877
Death date: July 24, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 40th (1) (2) (6) Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
    Democrat
  • House, 39th (3) (4) (5) Legislature
    9/13/1926 - 1/11/1927
    Democrat
(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) 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 .
(4) 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.
(5) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 40th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual .
(6) Colorado. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources

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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 .
  • Memorial, April 1958, p. 272. "Died July 24 [1957] . . . born Sept. 21, 70 years ago." Texas Bar Journal .
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - J.C. Hall, age 49, born in Texas, occupation: investments. Texas Legislative Manual .
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