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Thomas H. HALL

(1773-1853)

HALL, Thomas H., a Representative from North Carolina; born in Prince George County, Va., in June 1773; studied medicine and practiced in Tarboro, Edgecombe County, N.C.; elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth through the Seventeenth Congresses and reelected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1825); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1824 to the Nineteenth Congress; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth through the Twenty-third Congresses (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1835); chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of the Treasury (Twentieth Congress), Committee on Public Expenditures (Twenty-first and Twenty-second Congresses); resumed the practice of medicine and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State senate in 1836; died in Tarboro, N.C., on June 30, 1853; interment in Macnail-Hall Cemetery, near Tarboro, N.C.

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

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