David Mckee Hall

David McKee Hall (May 16, 1918 – January 29, 1960) was a Representative from North Carolina. He was born in Sylva, North Carolina. He attended the public schools of Jackson County, North Carolina, and then became a special student at the University of North Carolina, receiving a certificate of law in 1947 and a law degree in 1948. Hall was admitted to the bar and in 1948 commenced practice in Sylva. He served as attorney for the towns of Sylva, Dillsboro, Webster, and Jackson County; Then, in 1952 he was appointed to the Twentieth Judicial District Committee. He organized the Jackson County Savings & Loan Association and served as secretary; in 1953 organized Jackson County Industries, Inc., and served as president; member of the North Carolina Senate in the 1955 session; member of North Carolina Board of Water Commissioners 1955-1958; elected as a Democrat to the 86th United States Congress and served from January 3, 1959, until his death in Sylva, N.C., January 29, 1960; interment in Webster Methodist Church Cemetery, Webster, N.C.

Hall's great-aunt was Gertrude Dills McKee, first woman to serve in the North Carolina State Senate, and his uncle was Governor Dan K. Moore.[1]

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  1. ^ Lynn Hotaling (2008). Sylva. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 98–. ISBN 978-0-7385-5411-2.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George A. Shuford
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 12th congressional district

Succeeded by
Roy A. Taylor