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John Hall

AKA John Joseph Hall

Born: 23-Jul-1948
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Singer/Songwriter
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from New York, 2007-11

Member of the band Orleans, and co-author of the group's biggest hits, including "Dance with Me" and "Still the One." Elected to US Congress in 2006, succeeding Sue Kelly. Progressive Democrat; generally pro-abortion rights, pro-gay rights, anti-nuclear power, pro-universal health care. Supported 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout, 2008 Wall Street bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform. Defeated in 2010 election and succeeded in Congress by Nan Hayworth.

Wife: Johanna Schier Hall (songwriter, div.)
Daughter: Lillian Sofi Hall (b. circa 1980)
Wife: Pamela Melanie Bingham Hall (attorney)

    High School: Notre Dame High School, Elmira, NY (1964)
    University: Notre Dame University (attended 1964-65)
    University: Loyola College in Maryland (attended 1965-66)

    US Congressman, New York 19th (2007-11)
    Board of Education Saugerties Central School District (1996-98)
    New York State Official Legislature, Ulster County, NY (1990-91)
    Orleans (1972-77, with reunions afterwards)
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Musicians United for Safe Energy Co-Founder (1977)

    No Nukes (18-Jul-1980) · Himself

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