Tim Lee Hall

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Tim Lee Hall

Tim Lee Hall (June 11, 1925 – November 12, 2008) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Anderson, Indiana, Hall was educated in West Frankfort public schools. He earned a B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1951, a M.S. in education from Southern Illinois University in 1956, and did graduate work at Valparaiso University in 1965. He taught school in Illinois public school system and also served as a principal and superintendent at Goodfarm School until his retirement in the early 1990s. He served in United States Coast Guard Reserve from 1943 to 1946. Hall worked for the Community Health Network.

Hall was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1977), having failed to capture the seat during the previous (special) election in 1972. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976 when he was defeated by Republican Tom Corcoran. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress. He served as Administrative assistant to Illinois secretary of state from 1977 to 1983. He was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1991. He was a resident of Dwight, Illinois. He was married to the former Marianne Heller in 1970; they had two sons, Jon and Bret.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Leslie C. Arends
U.S. Representative of Illinois' 15th Congressional District
Succeeded by
Tom Corcoran

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