Uriel Sebree Hall

Uriel Sebree Hall ( * April 12, 1852 in Huntsville, Randolph County, Missouri, † December 30, 1932 in Columbia, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1897 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Uriel Hall was the son of Congressman William Augustus Hall (1815-1888) and nephew of Governor Willard Preble Hall (1820-1882), who also represented the State of Missouri in Congress. He initially enjoyed a private education and then studied until 1873 at Mount Pleasant College in his hometown of Huntsville. He then worked in the teaching profession itself. He was in Moberly School Board and then founded a school in Prairie Hill, which he headed for some time. After studying law and his 1879 was admitted to the bar, he began practicing in Moberly. In 1885, he gave this job to back to work in agriculture.

Politically Hall was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1892 he was in the second electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Charles H. Mansur on March 4, 1893. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1897 two legislative sessions. In 1896 he opted not to run again.

Between 1897 and 1901, Hall was president of Pritchett College, Glasgow. He then moved to Columbia, where he Hall West Point - Annapolis Coaching School founded in 1918. Between 1918 and 1930 he headed the school; then he went into retirement. Uriel Hall died on December 30, 1932 in Columbia, and was buried in Moberly.