Hall, John S. (John Smythe), 1853-1909

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Hall, John S. (John Smythe), 1853-1909

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John Smythe Hall graduated from McGill with a B.A. (1874)and a B.C.L. (1875). For a time he was a partner in the law firm of Sir Adolphe Chapleau, premier, federal minister and later Lt.-Governor of Québec. Hall was counsel for the Québec government, and was elected as Conservative M.N.A. in 1892 and in 1897. He held the position of Provincial Treasurer from 1892 until 1894. Hall retained close ties with McGill University, serving as the president of both the McGill University Society and of the Graduates' Society, and as a member of Corporation. He passed away in 1909


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