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Edward Hall
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Born in Brighton, Sussex
Born on 16th of September 1858
Died on 24th of February 1927

Born 1858. Died 1927 - English lawyer.

Educated at Cambridge. Called to the Bar in 1883. Established his reputation through successfully defending a number of murderers including Robert Wood and Harold Greenwood. A notable failure was George Joseph Smith who drowned his three brides in the bath. Had two periods as an MP for Southport (1900-06) and for Toxteth (1910-16).

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