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John H. Hall

AKA John Hubert Hall

Born: 7-Feb-1899
Birthplace: Portland, OR
Died: 14-Nov-1970
Location of death: Newport, OR
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Oregon, 1947-49

Military service: US Navy (WWI)

Speaker of the Oregon House in 1947, Hall became Governor of Oregon upon the deaths in an airplane crash of both Gov. Earl Snell and his first in succession, Marshall E. Cornett, President of the Oregon Senate. It was a rare case of the second in line of succession obtaining office. He was defeated in the 1948 Republican primary by Douglas McKay and resumed the practice of law.

Father: John Hicklin Hall (federal prosecutor, b. 17-Jul-1854, d. 27-Jul-1937)
Wife: Elizabeth Walch (m. 28-Dec-1926, d. 1937, two children)
Wife: Alyce Johnson (m. 31-Dec-1941, one child)

    Military School: Culver Military Academy
    University: BA Business Administration, Oregon State University (1923)
    Law School: Northwestern School of Law, Portland, OR (1928)

    Oregon State Official District Court Judge, Lincoln County, OR
    Governor of Oregon (30-Oct-1947 to 10-Jan-1949)
    Oregon State House of Representatives (1933, 1939, 1943, 1945, and 1947)
    Oregon State Bar 1926

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