The Honorable Willard Hall

  Hall, Willard

  Born December 24, 1780, in Westford, MA
  Died May 10, 1875, in Wilmington, DE

 

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Received a recess appointment from James Monroe on May 6, 1823, to a seat vacated by John Fisher; nominated on December 5, 1823; Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1823, and received commission on December 9, 1823. Service terminated on December 6, 1871, due to retirement.

Education:

Harvard College, 1799
Read law, 1803

Professional Career:

Private practice, Dover, Delaware, 1803-1823
Secretary of state of Delaware, 1811-1814
U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1817-1821
Secretary of state of Delaware, 1821-1823