Kenneth Keller Hall

Personal

Birthday: 
2/24/1918
Birthplace: 
Greenview, WV
Date of Death: 
7/8/1999
Place of Death: 
Charleston, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1945
Private practice, Madison, West Virginia, 1948-1953, 1969-1970
Mayor, Madison, West Virginia, 1949-1952
Judge, West Virginia Circuit Court, Twenty-Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1953-1969
Hearing Examiner, Bureau of Hearings and Appeals, Social Security Administration, Charleston, West Virginia, 1970-1971

Education

Name of School: 

West Virginia University Law School

The West Virginia University College of Law offers a curriculum which blends skills, perspectives, and substantive law courses in a supportive learning environment. WVU is recognized nationally as a leader in providing a student-centered learning experience. The Law Center provides access to the Internet through a wireless network and has other state-of-the-art technology, including connections for laptops at each seat in the classrooms, web access at each carrel in the library, and video conferencing and distance learning facilities. Our graduates are employed at the major law firms in West Virginia, are members of the judiciary, and hold important positions in government. They are also in major law firms from New York City to Hong Kong, Rome to Pittsburgh and San Diego to Richmond. Many graduates also run their own offices and work tirelessly for those who have little or no money but desperately need legal representation.

Degree: 
J.D.
Degree Year: 
1948

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Court Name: 

West Virginia Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Richard M. Nixon
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/6/1971
Termination Date: 
9/26/1976
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
9/3/1976
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
2/24/1998
Termination Date - Second: 
7/8/1999
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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