Richard Hall (politician)
|MLA for Victoria City|
April 30, 1855|
San Francisco, California, United States
|Died||March 29, 1918
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Richard Hall (April 30, 1855 – March 29, 1918) was an American-born insurance agent, wholesale coal merchant and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Victoria City in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1898 to 1907 as a Liberal.
He was born in San Francisco, the son of Richard Hall and Sarah Dunderdale, who were both natives of Lancashire, England. Hall was educated in Victoria, British Columbia. For a time, he worked in the dry goods trade and then as a purser on a steamboat. Hall entered the wholesale coal trade in 1882. He was also president of the Victoria Sealing Company. In 1887, Hall married Louisa Kinsman. He was defeated when he ran for reelection to the assembly in 1907. Hall died in Victoria.
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- "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
- "Vital Event Death Registration". BC Archives. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
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