Bachelor of Arts Alabama, 1921. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1923. Doctor of Laws, University Alabama, 1968.
Doctor of Laws, Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, 1956. Doctor of Laws, Auburn University, 1960. Doctor of Laws, Seoul University, Republic of, 1969.
Young Men’s Christian Association secretary University Alabama, 1923-1925. Instructor Huntsville (Alabama) College, 1925-1928. Private practice Huntsville, 1925-1936.
United States Commissioner, 930-31. Member 75th-80th congresses from 8th Alabama District. Appointed to the United States Senate to fill uenexpired term of late Senator Bankhead, 1946.
United States Senator, 1936-1979. Democratic nominee for vice president, 1952. Trustee American University, Athens (Alabama) College.
United States delegate 5th Session United Nations General Assembly. Chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, 1967-1974, Foreign Relations Committee, 1974-1979.
Served in Students' Army Training Corps, 1918. Colonel United States Reserve Corps (retired). Member American Legion (past Commander), Huntsville Chamber of Commerce (president 1935-1936), Masons, Order Eastern Star, Woodman, Kiwanis, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta.
Son of Whitten J. and Julia Mitchell (Kent) S. M. Ivo Hall, June 2, 1923. 1 daughter, Julia Ann Shepard.