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  Hall, Jr., Sam B.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameSam B. Hall, Jr.
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Marshall, Texas , United States
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Born January 11, 1924
DiedApril 10, 1994 (70 years)
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May 25, 2016 04:58pm
Tags U.S. Air Force - Church of Christ -
Infoborn in Marshall, Harrison County, Tex., January 11, 1924; graduated from Marshall public schools, 1940; A.A., College of Marshall (now East Texas Baptist University), 1942; attended University of Texas Law School, 1942-1943; served in the United States Air Force, 1943-1945; graduated from Baylor University in 1946; LL.B., Baylor University Law School, 1948; admitted to the Texas bar in 1948 and commenced practice in Marshall; unsuccessful candidate for the House of Representatives in 1962; chairman, Marshall Board of Education, 1972-1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress, by special election, June 19, 1976, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Wright Patman; reelected to the five succeeding Congresses and served from June 19, 1976, to May 27, 1985, when he resigned, having been appointed U.S. judge for the Eastern District of Texas; was a resident of Marshall, Tex., until his death there on April 10, 1994.



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  11/06/1984 TX District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 TX District 1 Won 97.48% (+94.97%)
  05/01/1982 TX District 1 - D Primary Won 86.04% (+72.09%)
  11/04/1980 TX District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 TX District 1 Won 78.07% (+56.15%)
  11/02/1976 TX District 1 Won 83.72% (+67.43%)
  06/19/1976 TX District 1 - Special Election Won 72.23% (+50.25%)
  06/05/1976 TX District 1 - D Runoff Won 52.21% (+4.43%)
  05/01/1976 TX District 1 - D Primary Won 22.09% (+2.27%)
  05/05/1962 TX District 1 - D Primary Lost 38.56% (-22.88%)
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