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William Hall

Born: Feb 11, 1775

Death: Oct 7, 1856

Birthplace: Surry County

Nationality: United States

William Hall

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1775
Date of Death : Oct 7, 1856
Birth Place : Surry County

William Hall was an American politician who served as the seventh Governor of the state of Tennessee from April to October 1829. Hall ascended to the office when Governor Sam Houston resigned amidst a scandal, and, as Speaker of the Tennessee Senate, he was the first in the line of succession. After finishing Houston's term, he did not seek reelection. Hall had previously served in the Tennessee state legislature, both in the House and Senate. Following his brief term as governor, he served one term in the United States House of Representatives.

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