Albert R. Hall (Indiana politician)

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Albert Richardson Hall (August 27, 1884 - November 29, 1969) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Early life[edit]

Born near West Baden Springs, Indiana, Hall attended the district school and the Paoli (Indiana) High School. He graduated from Indiana Central Business College (now the University of Indianapolis) at Indianapolis in 1906 and from Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, in 1912. He served as principal of the high school at French Lick, Indiana 1909-1911, superintendent of schools of Fairmount 1913-1917, of Waterloo in 1917 and 1918, and of Grant County 1921-1925.

Political career[edit]

Hall was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth, Seventieth, and Seventy-first Congresses (March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1931). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress and for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress.

After Congress[edit]

Hall engaged in commercial printing 1932-1942, and served as secretary and treasurer of Driveways Contractors, Inc. He engaged in the real estate business in Marion, Indiana, was editor of a Fairmount, Indiana newspaper, and operator of Indiana Hotel in Marion, Indiana, from 1961 until his death in Marion, Indiana, November 29, 1969. He was interred in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

References[edit]

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