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HALL, James Knox Polk (1844-1915)

HALL, JAMES KNOX POLK, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Milesburg, Center County, Pa., September 30, 1844; educated in Pittsburgh, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar November 8, 1866; elected district attorney of Elk County in 1867; reelected in 1870 and 1873; retired from practice in 1883 to engage in the coal, lumber, and railroad business and also in banking; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses and served from March 4, 1899, to November 29, 1902, when he resigned; member of the State senate in 1902-1914; died in Tampa, Fla., January 5, 1915; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ridgway, Pa.

Hagley Museum and Library
Manuscripts and Archives Department
Greenville, DE
Papers: In the Philadelphia Times Publishing Company records, 1748-1906, 1 linear foot.
Correspondents include Hall.


University of Pittsburgh
Hillman Library
Pittsburgh, PA
Papers: In the Pittsburgh, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Company records, 1901-1902, 1 volume.
Correspondents include Hall. Finding aid available in the repository and online.