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Richard Henry Hall

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Richard Henry Hall
Mayor of
Taunton, Massachusetts
In office
1886–1886
Preceded byOnias S. Paige
Succeeded byEverett D. Godfrey
Mayor of
Taunton, Massachusetts
In office
1888–1889
Preceded byEverett D. Godfrey
Succeeded byArthur Alger
Member of the Common Council of
Taunton, Massachusetts[1]
Member of the Norton, Massachusetts
School Committee[1]
Personal details
BornNovember 7, 1830[2]
Norton, Massachusetts
DiedSeptember 7, 1909
Taunton, Massachusetts
Spouse(s)Susan Jane Drake[3]
ChildrenHenry[3] Lindsey Hall;
Frederick Stanley Hall;
Edward George Hall[3]
Alma materBristol Academy, Taunton; Pierce Academy, Middleborough[3]

Richard Henry Hall (November 7, 1830 – September 7, 1909) was an American politician who served as the Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts.

Early life and education[edit]

Hall was born November 7, 1830 in Norton, Massachusetts to Richard H. Hall and Mary A. (Bates) Hall.[3] Hall attended the public schools in Norton, Bristol Academy in Taunton and Pierce Academy in Middleborough, Massachusetts.[3]

Marriage and children[edit]

Hall married Susan Jane Drake on January 3, 1859.[3] The couple had three children Henry[3] Lindsey Hall, Frederick Stanley Hall and Edward George Hall.[3]

Mayor of Taunton[edit]

Hall was elected Mayor of Taunton in December 1886.[3]

Political offices
Preceded by
Onias S. Paige
Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts
1886 – 1886
Succeeded by
Everett D. Godfrey
Preceded by
Everett D. Godfry
Mayor of Taunton, Massachusetts
1888 – 1889
Succeeded by
Arthur Alger

Notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Rand, John Clark (1890), One of a thousand: a Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand Representative Men, Boston, MA: First National Publishing Company, p. 277.
  2. Waters, Henry Fitz-Gilbert (January 1910), The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume LXIV, No. 253, Boston, Ma.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, p. 101.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 Rand, John Clark (1890), One of a thousand: a Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand Representative Men, Boston, MA: First National Publishing Company, p. 276.


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