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Former Member Details

Mr John Richard HALL (1856 - 1921)

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Date of Birth: 26/06/1856
Place of Birth: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 27/06/1921
Place of Death: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 17 Jul 1917 27 Jun 1921 3 years 11 months 11 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 6 May 1917.
Political Party Activity
National Party
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1892
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Merchant. Educated at T.M Phail's College; entered father's business, R.Hall and Son Limited; chairman of the City of Newcastle Gas and Coke Company Limited, Newcastle and Hunter River Steamship Company Limited, Hawkins Limited, Daylite Air Gas Company Limited; director of Newcastle Newspaper Company., Newcastle Wallsend Coal Company Limited, James Martin and Company Limited, Cadia Copper Company Limited at Orange, J.W Trathen and Company Limited, Sydney and South British Insurance Company., Sydney ; President of Newcastle Chamber of Commerce in 1893; President of Newcastle Hospital; Consul at Newcastle for Mexico.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Richard Hall, merchant, and Ann Cann. Married Rea Stuart Turner in 1907 and had issue, 1 son. Buried in Sandgate cemetery from Newcastle Church of England cathedral.
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