Anna Hall

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This article is about the American activist. For Irish novelist, see Anna Maria Hall. For mother (née Anna Rebecca Hall) of First Lady of the United States, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, see Anna Hall Roosevelt.

Anna S. Hall (died 1924) was a leading figure in the movement to legalize euthanasia in the United States during the first decade of the twentieth century. Miss Hall was the daughter and heir of noted Arctic explorer Charles Francis Hall. Her letter-writing campaign attracted such prominent women as New York Times columnist Lurana Shelton and Co-Founder of Volunteers of America and former Salvation Army officer Maud Ballington Booth to the euthanasia cause. As a result of her efforts, the Ohio state legislature came within 54 votes of legalizing the practice in 1906.