Reynold Thomas Hall, American naval officer. Mason.
Hall, Reynold Thomas was born on November 5, 1858 in at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Edward Smyth and Katherine Piercy (Romney) Hall.
Graduate Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, 1875. Technical course, Franklin Institute, Philadelphia.
Appointed assistant engineer United States Navy, April 22, 1880. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, December 12, 1914. Retired, November 5, 1922.
Chief engineer United States Ship Petrel, under Commodore Dewey in Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898, and acting industrial manager of Cavite Navy Yard during Spanish-American War, 1898. Squadron engineer, Caribbean Squadron, 1903. Fleet engineer, European Station, 1904.
Head of Department of Steam Engineering, Navy Yard, New York, 1907, 1908. Advanced 3 numbers in rank “for eminent and conspicuous conduct in battle during Spanish-American War”. Dewey Medal.