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lay evangelist , rail transportation executive

William Phillips Hall, American rail transportation executive, lay evangelist. Mason. (K.T.). Wrote: Biblical Study of Union with God in Christ.

Background

Hall, William Phillips was born on February 1, 1864 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Thomas Shepard and Sarah Catherine (Phillips) Hall.

Education

Academic education.

Career

Founder, many years president The Hall Signal Company. Introduced automatic block signals on many American rys. President American Tract Society.

Originated, 1900, Twentieth Century National Gospel Campaign. Lay evangelist; vice-president American Bible Society. President Bible League of N.A., General Conference trustee Old John Street Methodist Episcopal Church (New York City).

Trustee Biblical Seminary in New York. Director New York Christian Home for Intemperate Men. Director Greenwich library association.

Membership

Mason. (K.T.). Wrote: Biblical Study of Union with God in Christ.

Connections

Married Charlotte Sophia Hollister, October 4, 1887. Children: Mistress Dorothy K. Peddle (deceased), Mistress Mary P. Hirons, Mistress Charlotte H. Stockton, Mistress Margaret F. Moore, William Phillips, Charles Parker (deceased), Lyman Hollister (deceased), Melville Phillips, Theodore Dana, Thomas Shepard.

father:
Thomas Shepard Hall

mother:
Sarah Catherine (Phillips) Hall

spouse:
Charlotte Sophia Hollister

child:
Mistress Dorothy K. Peddle Hall (deceased)

child:
Mistress Mary P. Hirons Hall

child:
Mistress Charlotte H. Stockton Hall

child:
Mistress Margaret F. Moore Hall

child:
William Phillips Hall

child:
Charles Parker Hall (deceased)

child:
Lyman Hollister Hall (deceased)

child:
Melville Phillips Hall

child:
Theodore Dana Hall

child:
Thomas Shepard Hall