Biography of John L. Hall
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hall, John L., was born February 10, 1844, in the town of Danby and educated in the district school, to which he has added by reading and close observation. He married at the age of twenty two Fannie M., daughter of Almond Pitts, of East Charleston, Tioga county, Pa., by whum he has had two children, a son and a daughter. He is a Republican in political views, and has held the office of school trustee for eight years. In 1868 he bought the farm of 100 acres where he now lives, and on which he raises large quantities of grain, hay and stock. Our subject is known as a conservative man of high principles and as a man who takes great interest in the welfare of his town, being one of the leading members of the old Farmer's Club, of which he was presiding officer several years.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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