Lewis Hall (mayor)

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Lewis Hall
Born1860
DiedAugust 11, 1933
Occupationdentist, politician

Lewis Hall (1860[1] – August 11, 1933[2]) was an English-born dental surgeon and politician in British Columbia, Canada. He served as mayor of Victoria from 1908 to 1909.[1]

He was born in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire and came to the Ottawa area with his family at the age of two. The family moved to Chemainus in 1876. He studied at the Philadelphia College of Dental Surgery and entered practice in Oakville, Ontario, soon afterwards moving to Victoria. In 1889, Hall married Sophia M. Cummings. He opened the Central Drug Store in 1892. Hall served on the local school board from 1896 to 1904 and was a member of Victoria city council from 1906 to 1907.[1]

He died in Victoria at the age of 73[2] after an extended illness.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "502 Catherine Street". Heritage Register Victoria West. Victoria Heritage Foundation.
  2. ^ a b "Vital Event Death Registration". BC Archives. Retrieved 2014-07-12.