James Knox Polk Hall

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James K. P. Hall
James Knox Polk Hall (Pennsylvania Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by William Carlile Arnold
Succeeded by Joseph C. Sibley
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
In office
1902–1914
Personal details
Born (1844-09-30)September 30, 1844
Milesburg, Pennsylvania
Died January 5, 1915(1915-01-05) (aged 70)
Tampa, Florida
Political party Democratic

James Knox Polk Hall (September 30, 1844 – January 5, 1915) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Biography[edit]

James K. P. Hall was born in Milesburg, Pennsylvania. He was educated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1866. He was elected district attorney of Elk County, Pennsylvania in 1867, and reelected in 1870 and 1873. He retired from the practice of law in 1883 to engage in the coal, lumber, and railroad businesses as well as banking.

Hall was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses and served until his resignation. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1902 to 1914. He died in Tampa, Florida, in 1915. Interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ridgway, Pennsylvania.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William C. Arnold
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 28th congressional district

1899–1903
Succeeded by
Joseph C. Sibley