John Hall (judge)

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John Hall
An Original Member of the North Carolina Supreme Court
In office
1819–1832
Serving with John Louis Taylor and Leonard Henderson
Preceded by none
Succeeded by Joseph J. Daniel
Seventh Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina


Freemason

In office
1805–1807
Preceded by John Louis Taylor
Succeeded by Benjamin Smith
Personal details
Born 1767
Staunton, Virginia
Died 1833
Alma mater College of William and Mary
Notes:[1][2]

John Hall (1767–1833) was an American jurist who served as one of the original three judges of the North Carolina Supreme Court.[2] He was elected by the North Carolina General Assembly to the court in 1818 and served on that court from its first meeting in January 1819 until his declining health led him to retire in 1832.

Hall, a Staunton, Virginia native and alumnus of the College of William and Mary, moved to Warrenton, North Carolina to practice law and served as a state superior court judge (1800–1818).

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  1. ^ "Officers of the Grand Lodge, A.F. & A.M. of North Carolina, the first 100 years". Raleigh, North Carolina, USA: Grand Lodge of North Carolina. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 
  2. ^ a b "Justices of the NC Supreme Court". Raleigh, North Carolina, USA: North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-01-20.