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Judge Willard Hall

The Honorable Willard Hall

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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.


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