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William Edwin Hall
Lawyer, Corporation Official, 22 East 40th Street, New York City; residence at Old Church Road, Greenwich. Born in St. Marys, Pa., March 25, 1878; son of James Know Polk (ex-congressman from Pa.) and Kate M. (Hyde) Hall. Educated: Haverford School, graduated 1896; Lawrenceville School, 1897; Yale University, 1900, Ph.B.; Harvard University, 1903, LL.B., 1936, Honorary M.A. Married April 5, 1904, to Marguerite Wood; children: Marguerite Wood Brinckerhoff; Susan Beardslee Archdeacon; Constance Hyde Clark.
Admitted to New York Bar, 1905, and began practice in New York City; member Hall, Cunningham, Jackson and Haywood; president Trojan Powder Company, The Duriron Company, St. Mary's National Bank, St. Mary's Trust Company; vice-president Speer Carbon Company, International Graphite and Electrode Corporation; director Russell Snow Plow Company, General Re-insurance Corporation, North Star Insurance Company, Greenwich Trust Company; member Advisory Committee Grand Central Branch of Chase National Bank. Appointed by Secretary of Labor Wilson national director of United States Public Service Reserve, April 1917, operating during war period under Department of Labor for recruiting labor for war plants and moving to essential centers; also national director United States Boys' Working Reserve and acting assistant director general United States Employment Service; secretary and member of executive committee Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914-15.
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