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Lawyer

Hall Mcallister, American lawyer.

Background

Mcallister, Hall was born on February 9, 1826 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of Mathew Hall and Louisa Charlotte (Cutler) Mcallister.

Education

Attended Yale, 1846-1847. Studied law privately.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1849. Moved to San Francisco, 1849. Formed law firm with his father and brother, 1850.

Became Second lieutenant California Guards (organization to enforce law and order). Had large law practice, said to have tried and won more cases than any other California lawyer of the time. McAllister Street (San Francisco) named for him.

Connections

Married Louisa Clemence Hermann, 4 children.

father:
Mathew Hall Mcallister

mother:
Louisa Charlotte (Cutler) Mcallister

spouse:
Louisa Clemence Hermann