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Hall, Edward Kimball, 1870-1932

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1870 - 1932

Edward Kimball Hall was born on July 9, 1870, in Granville Illinois. He received his BA degree from Dartmouth College in 1892. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1896, and then practiced law in Scranton, Pennsylvania for one year before joining Samuel Leland Powers in Boston in 1897. Hall became vice president of New England Telephone & Telegraph Company in 1913, a position he held until 1917, when he became vice president of Electric Bond & Share Company of New York. During World War I, Hall was chosen by the Secretary of War to join the organization of the Student Army Training Corps. In 1919, he became vice president of American Telephone and Telegraph Company with the responsibility of dealing with the problem of personnel relations. After his retirement in 1930, Hall became a lecturer in management and industrial relations at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, where an honorary degree had been conferred upon him in 1916. Hall died in 1932.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Kimball Hall letter

Mss 931518
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 931518
Overview Letter to Mrs. Thomas J. Harris acknowledging receipt of a book for inclusion in the Dick's House library at Dartmouth College.

Edward Kimball Hall papers

ML-33
 Collection
Identifier: ML-33
Overview Edward K. Hall (1870-1932), lawyer and businessman. Dartmouth College Class of 1892. Consist of speeches, notes, articles, conference reports and other papers related to personnel and personnel relations in business.