Osee M. Hall

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Osee M. Hall

Osee Matson Hall (September 10, 1847 – November 26, 1914) was a U.S. Representative from Minnesota.

Born in Conneaut, Ohio, he attended the local public schools and graduated from Hiram College in Ohio and from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts in 1868.

He studied law and was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Red Wing, Minnesota. He was a member of the Minnesota Senate (1885 – 1887); elected as a Democrat to the 52nd and 53rd congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the 54th congress.

He resumed the practice of law. Was a member of the Minnesota State Tax Commission from 1907 until his death in Saint Paul, Minnesota at age 67; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Red Wing.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Darwin Hall
U.S. Representative from Minnesota's 3rd congressional district
1891 – 1895
Succeeded by
Joel Heatwole