J.C. Hall

James Christopher Hall

Full Name: James Christopher Hall, Sr.
Date of birth: September 21, 1877
Date of death: July 24, 1957

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 117 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Colorado City / Mitchell   Fisher, Mitchell, Nolan
H 117 Sep 13, 1926 - Jan 11, 1927 39th (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Colorado City / Mitchell   Fisher, Mitchell, Nolan

(1) LORAINE, TEXAS. "Loraine is on U.S. Highway 20/80, Farm Road 644, and the Missouri Pacific line, ten miles east of Colorado City and fifty-eight miles west of Abilene in northeastern Mitchell County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Colorado. House Journal.
(3) Colorado. Texas Legislative Manual. Texas Legislative Manual
(4) District No. 117 - J.E. Hall of Colorado, Texas. Date of special election, 1/2/1926. "Hall of Mitchell," 39th 1st C.S., 9/13/1926, pp. 1-2. House Journal.
(5) J.C. Hall, in special election 1/2/1926, sworn 9/13/1926, succeeded Richard M. Chitwood, resigned 8/20/1925. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Assumed Democrat based on listing as a Democrat in the 40th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, J.C. Hall, Sr., "Judge Hall, 79, Former Mitchell Judge, Dies," 7/25/1957, p. 27. "He served in the State Legislature as a representative of the 117th District from 1925 to 1929." Abilene Reporter-News.
  • Memorial, April 1958, p. 272. Texas Bar Journal.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - James C. Hall, Colorado City, Mitchell County, age 42, born circa 1878 in Texas, county judge.
    Census of 1930 - James C. Hall, Loraine, Mitchell County, age 52, born circa 1878 in Texas, bank president. FamilySearch. 1920 1930
  • James Christopher Hall, Sr., birth date 9/21/1877, death date 7/24/1957 in Dallas, Dallas County, Vice-President, First State Bank. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • J.C. Hall (1877-1957), burial in Loraine Cemetery, Loraine, Mitchell County. Includes reprint of obituary from Abilene Reporter News, 7/25/1957. Find a Grave.
  • 40th Legislature (1927) - J.C. Hall, postoffice Colorado, nativity Texas, age 49, occupation: investments, member former legislatures: Special Session 39th. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.C. Hall, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

40th R.S. - 1927
Contingent Expenses  
Liquor Traffic  
State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
39th R.S. - 1925

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