From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Hall, George Edgar

(born: 1889  -  died: 1931) 

Born in Greenville, KY, Hall was YMCA Secretary in Washington D. C. in 1918, according to his passport application. He was appointed Assistant District Attorney of New York County, NY, in 1929. Hall was the son of James Henderson Hall and Lizzie Elliot Hall. He was a 1921 graduate of Howard University with a Bachelors of Law. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1928-29; and George Edgar Hall entry in the catalogue of the Howard University Bulletin, vol.1, issue 1, June 1921, p.250 [available full view at Google Book Search].

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NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America a biographical dictionary of notable living persons of African descent in America, 1928-1929

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