Lieutenant Lyle Gillis Hall, Jr. (D26) Cameron, Clarion, Clinton, Elk, Forest Counties 1963-1964 (D26) Clarion, Forest, Elk Counties 1964-1965 (D26) Delaware (Part) Counties 1966-1967
Lieutenant Lyle Gillis Hall, Jr., born November 2, 1929, Saint Mary’s, Elk County son of James Lyle Gillis, Sr., and Jane Grube Hall, public school education; Phillips Academy, Andover Massachusetts; Yale University, 1951; Harvard University, certified management program, 1969; Boston University, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 1975; Master in Divinity, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978; United States Marine Corps (U.S.M.C.), Korean War Campaign, Lieutenant, First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, 1951-1952; married, Lisbeth Jordan, 1955, children, Alexander Gillis, Megan Eugenia, Charlotte Grube, Cara Catherine, Jordan Andrew, Jessica Backus; manufacturing career; treasurer, Stackpole Carbon Company; director, Saint Mary’s National Bank; vice president, James Knox Polk Hall Corporation; Saint Mary’s Sewer Pipe Company; Saint Mary’s Clay Products Company; Canadian Stackpole Limited; Ridgway Publishing Company; ordained, Episcopal priest, 1978; died, September 26, 2016, Maplewood at Weston Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, Weston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Burial location unknown.
With The Stackpole Corporation, since 1954, successively with quality control department, chemical laboratory, commercial research department, then treasurer, president, vice chairman, and now chairman.
Chaplain, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, Massachusetts; assistant rector, Church of Advent, Boston, 1978-1980; part-time interim rector, Saint John the Evangelist, Hingham, Massachusetts, 1981; part-time chaplain, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1981; associate pastor, All Saints Parish, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1982-1983; rector Saint Dunstan's Episcopal Church, Dover, Massachusetts, 1983-2000.
Moved, farm, South Woodstock Vermont, raised black sheep, llamas, alpacas.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Director, Saint Mary’s National Bank; Board of Trustees Lock Haven State College; Erie and Elk County Hospital trustee; member Ridgway Chamber of Commerce; director, American Cancer Society, Elk County; diocesan council, Episcopal Church Diocese of Erie; trustee, chairman of the board, Masters of Divinity at Episcopal Divinity School; trustee, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, Massachusetts; trustee, Church Home Society, Boston, Massachusetts; trustee, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge Massachusetts; trustee, Elk County General Hospital, Ridgway, Pennsylvania; Bucktail council Boy Scouts American, Dedham, Massachusetts; County Day School, Beaver County Day School, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Member, American Legion, Veteran Foreign Wars, member, Episcopal Church.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Cameron, Clarion, Clinton, Elk, Forest Counties, 1963-1964, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Clarion, Forest, Elk Counties, 1964-1965, Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Delaware (Part) Counties 1966-1967.
Grandfather, James Knox Polk Hall, Pennsylvania State Senate, 38th district, Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest Counties, 1903-1906, Pennsylvania State Senate, 26th district, Cameron, Clarion, Clinton, Elk, Forest Counties, 1907-1914.