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The Marin Journal
Friday, November 26, 1926

Henry C. Hall, Veteran Teacher, Died Wednesday

Henry C. Hall, superintendent and principal of the Corte Madera-Larkspur school for the past 25 years, died at his home in Corte Madera, Wednesday night following a period of illness extending over several weeks. (illegible) approaching his 20th year, and with his passing California lost one of its best teachers.

Hall was born at Pine Tree, Mariposa county, and taught school at (sic) a Princeton and Hornitus there for several years. He then went to San Mateo county where he taught in the public school for 17 years, coming to this county with his family about 25 years ago. He also had classes in the San Francisco evening (sic), Humboldt and Lincoln school. He was the organizer of the Mariposa Club, and a member of t he Tamalpais Conservation club.

Hall delighted in the wonders of nature and took pleasure in pointing out its beauty to his classes. He liked best the subject of history and territorial development. He could interest his classes for hours by giving the reason for development and growth of a new territory.

Henry Clay Hall was the husband of Mary Louise Hall and father of Mabel, Henry, George and Mercy Hall and the late Mary Hall Densmore and brother of George W. Hall of San Mateo and Annie M. Green of Porterville, a native of California, aged 68 years.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral Saturday, Nov. 27th, 1926, at 9 o’clock a.m. from St. Patrick’s church, Larkspur, where requiem mass will be said for the repose of his soul. Interment Holy Cross cemetery.

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