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John Hicklin Hall

Born: Jul 17, 1854

Death: Jul 27, 1937

Birthplace: Multnomah County

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

John Hicklin Hall

Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1854
Date of Death : Jul 27, 1937
Birth Place : Multnomah County

John Hicklin Hall was a politician and attorney in the U.S. state of Oregon. A native of the Portland area, he served in the Oregon House of Representatives in the early 1890s before appointment as the United States District Attorney for Oregon. As the federal prosecutor, he became involved in the Oregon land fraud scandal, in which several high-profile public officials conspired to defraud the government in acquiring land for a private entity. Hall was convicted, but subsequently pardoned, for failing to prosecute some of the participants. Hall was also the father of Oregon governor John H. Hall.


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