Charles Hall (lawyer)
He was the second son of Sir Charles Hall (1814–1883) and his wife, Sarah née Duval. After attending Harrow School, he studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, and under James Hannen, Baron Hannen at Lincoln's Inn.
From 1877 until his appointment as recorder of London in 1892, he was attorney-general to the Prince of Wales. In May 1890, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George for acting as the British representative at an international conference on maritime law held in Washington, D.C., the previous year.
In the United Kingdom general election, 1885 he was returned as Conservative Member of Parliament for the Chesterton division of Cambridgeshire. After his defeat in the 1892 general election, he was elected at a by-election in August 1892 for the Holborn division of Finsbury. He was appointed as a Privy Councillor in 1899, and died in office in March 1900.
He never married, and is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Charles Hall
- Obituary in the New York Times, 10 March 1900
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