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Claude Caleb Hall

Clergyman

Claude Caleb Hall, American clergyman. member of the board of trustees McKendree College since 1915, president, 1923-1941.; Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).; Rotarian.

Background

Hall, Claude Caleb was born on April 20, 1871 in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States. Son of Benjamin Davis and Mary Josephine (Goodloe) Hall.

Education

Educated privately; Doctor of Divinity, McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, 1912.

Career

Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1896, pastor, Upper Alton, Illinois, 1904-1907, Granite City, Illinois, 1907-1909, Vandalia, Illinois, 1909-1913, First Church, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 1913-1915. District superintendent East St. Louis District, Illinois, Methodist Church, 1915-1921, Mount Carmel District, Illinois, 1921-1924.

Superintendent Orphanage, Mount Vernon, 1924-1928. Pastor First Church Lawrenceville, 1928-1933. District superintendent, Centralia District, Illinois, 1933-1940.

Pastor Harrisburg (Illinois) First Church, 1940. Chaplain Holden Hospital, Carbondale, Illinois, 1943. State president Illinois Anti-Saloon League, 1935-1940.

Delaware to General Conference Methodist Church, 1916, 20, 24, 28, 32 and 36. Delegate to Uniting Conference of Methodism, 1939. Reserve delegate to General Conference, 1940.

Delegate to First Jurisdictional Conference of the North Central Jurisdiction, 1940.

Membership

Member of the board of trustees McKendree College since 1915, president, 1923-1941. Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Connections

Married Katie Elizabeth Young, March 22, 1896. Children: Banjamin Henry, Ruth Lucille (wife of Doctor.

father:
Benjamin Davis Hall

mother:
Mary Josephine (Goodloe) Hall

spouse:
Katie Elizabeth Young

child:
Banjamin Henry Hall

child:
Ruth Lucille (wife of Dr Hall