Independent John Hall is a candidate for Charlottesville City Council. Two of the five seats on council will be determined in the November 7 general election. Other candidates in this race include Heather Hill (D), Kenneth Jackson (I), Amy Laufer (D), Paul Long (I), and Nikyuah Walker (I).
Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 10 questions about their qualifications, priorities and important quality of life issues. Included in the box at the right are links to the full transcript and audio recording of those interviews.
Bio: I was born in Winchester Virginia on June 13, 1951. The first 4 years of my life was spent in Front Royal Virginia. Our family moved to Fairfax County Virginia in 1955. I graduated from Oakton High School in Vienna Virginia. While there, I was a member of the Oakton Club, varsity club (ran track and cross country and graduated a member of the National Honor Society – class of 1970. From there, I went to Texas A&M University in Commerce, Texas majoring in premed (Biology and Chemistry) and entered medical school after graduating in 1974 with honors in 1975.
Education: Bachelor of Science with Honors-Texas A&M University Commerce
Occupation: Design engineer, Self Employed
Previous political experience: Vice President of BBB biology honor society while at Texas A&M University
Age on Election Day: 66
Neighborhood or area of residence: Fry’s Spring
Family: Former spouse – Linda Lee Murphy Humphries. Divorced with 4 children: Lauren Marie Lee, Diana Lee Cosgrove, Daniel James Hall, John Lawrence Hall
Other interests and experiences:
Drawing, draftsman (Autocad experience), Inventing: 6 US Patents, 1 patent pending; 2 US Copyrights (1 copyright pending.
Telephone: (434) 978-4040