Biography of Nelson B. Hall
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Nelson B. Hall. - One of the popular young business men of Oswego is Nelson B. Hall, who is a veteran of the World War. He was born in Oswego, May 8, 1898, the son of A. C. and Abbie May (Burnham) Hall.

A complete sketch of A. C. Hall appears elsewhere in this history.

After his graduation from Oswego High School, Nelson B. Hall spent two years at the University of Pennsylvania. He left college on Jan. 12, 1918, to enlist for service in the World War and was sent to Camp Hancock, Ga. Six months later he was transferred to Camp Mills, N. J., and sailed for France July 8, 1918. He returned to the United States after his discharge in July, 1919. Upon his return to Oswego Mr. Hall became identified with the A. C. Hall Bakery, which was established by his father 35 years ago.

In 1920 Mr. Hall married Miss Gladys Lewis, of Oswego, the daughter of Levi E. and Ella (Hastings) Lewis, natives of Amboy Center, Oswego County. Both are deceased. Mrs. Hall is a graduate of Oswego State Normal School and attended Syracuse University. She was a teacher of music in the public schools of Herkimer and Oswego before her marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Hall have a daughter, Marilyn, born July 13, 1928.

Mr. Hall is a member of the Congregational Church and is affiliated with Frontier Lodge, F. and A. M. He is a member of the Fortnightly Club and holds membership in the Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, American Legion and Pleasant Point Club. Politically he is a Republican.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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