Lawrence W. Hall

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Lawrence Washington Hall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1859
Preceded by Cooper K. Watson
Succeeded by John Carey
Personal details
Born 1819
Lake County, Ohio
Died January 18, 1863
Bucyrus, Ohio
Resting place Oakwood Cemetery
Political party Democratic
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Lawrence Washington Hall (1819 - January 18, 1863) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Lake County, Ohio, Hall was graduated from Hudson College in 1839. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Bucyrus, Ohio, in 1844. He served as prosecuting attorney of Crawford County 1845-1851. He served as judge of the Court of Common Pleas 1852-1857.

Hall was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress. He resumed the practice of his profession. Imprisoned for alleged disloyalty to the Union in 1862. He died in Bucyrus, Ohio, on January 18, 1863. He was interred in Oakwood Cemetery.

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