William Hall

William Hall

Birth
Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death 7 Oct 1856 (aged 81)
Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6823778 · View Source
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Tennessee Governor U.S. Congressman. Moving with his parents to Tennessee, in 1785, he and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served in the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1797-1805), later became Colonel in the Tennessee Militia and was a Brigadier General in command of the Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, during the War of 1812. After the war, he was a member of the Tennessee State Senate, (1821-29) and was elected as a Democrat the 7th Tennessee Governor, serving in 1829. In 1831, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress, serving until 1833. After leaving Congress, he lived in retirement at his farm until his death at age 81.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 5 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6823778
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hall (11 Feb 1775–7 Oct 1856), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6823778, citing Hall Cemetery, Castalian Springs, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .