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Sam B. Hall, Jr.
Biographical Chronology



1924

Born January 11th in Marshall, Harrison County, Texas

1940

Graduated from Marshall High School

1942

Graduated with A.A. from College of Marshall
(East Texas Baptist University

1942-1943

Attended University of Texas Law School

1943-1945

Served in U. S. Air Force

1946

Graduated from Baylor University

1948

Graduated with LL.B. from Baylor Law School;
admitted to the bar; began law practice in Marshall, Texas

1948-1976

Practiced law in Marshall, Texas

1962

Unsuccessful Democratic candidate for U. S. House

1976

Elected as a Democrat to the 94th Congress,
June 19, to fill vacancy caused by death of Wright Patman

1976-1985

Member of Congress for 1st Texas District, 94th to 99th Congresses
Committee Assignments:
94th Congress - Education and Labor and Science and Technology
95th to 99th Congresses - Judiciary and Veterans Affairs

1985

April 17th - Nominated for U. S. District Judge,
Eastern District of Texas by President Ronald Reagan
May 3rd - Senate confirmed nomination as district judge
May 27th - Resigned from U. S. House of Representatives
May 28th - Sworn in as judge of the Eastern District of Texas

1994

April 10th - Died in Marshall, Texas

See also the Biograpical Directory of the United States Congress

 


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