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lawyer , chairman Republican National Committee

Leonard Wood Hall, American lawyer, chairman Republican National Committee. Member of New York State, Nassau County bar associations; Mason, Elk.

Background

Hall, Leonard Wood was born on October 2, 1900 in Oyster Bay, New York, United States. Son of Franklyn H. and Mary A. Hall.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, Washington, 1920. Doctorate (honorary), C. W. Post College.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1923. Practiced in New York City, 1921-1927. Member of New York Assembly, 1927-1928, 34-38.

Sheriff Nassau County, New York, 1929-1931. Former chairman Republican Committee Town of Oyster Bay. Member 76th to 82d congresses from 2d New York District.

Chairman Republican National Committee, 1953-1957. Thereafter senior partner Hall, Dickler, Lawler, Kent & Howley. Director Servo Corporation American, Madison Square Garden Corporation, Beneficial National Life Insurance Company Founder Long Island United Fund.

Membership

Member of New York State, Nassau County bar associations. Mason, Elk.; Clubs: International, Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Gladys Dowsey, May 10, 1934.

father:
Franklyn H.

mother:
Mary A. Hall

spouse:
Gladys Dowsey