Edwin Arthur HALL, Congress, NY (1909-2004)


HALL, Edwin Arthur, (great-grandson of John Allen Collier), a Representative from New York; born in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., February 11, 1909; attended the public schools and Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; engaged in the building and banking business and in agricultural pursuits; member of the Broome County Republican committee in 1935; delegate to the New York State Republican convention in 1936; member of the city council of Binghamton, N.Y., 1937-1939; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative Bert Lord; reelected to the Seventy-seventh and to the five succeeding Congresses (November 7, 1939-January 3, 1953); was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1952; administrative aide to Hon. Richard H. Knauf, member of the State legislature, in 1953 and 1954; employed by the New York State Civil Service Commission in Syracuse, N.Y., in 1955 and 1956 and with the New York State Soil Conservation Service in 1957 and 1958; member, Silver Lake School District Board, Susquehanna County, Pa., 1962-1965; member, Montrose Area School District Board, 1965-1971; died on October 18, 2004, in Montrose, Pa.; interment in Quaker Lane Cemetery, Silver Lake Township, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present