James Tappen “JT” Hall was a native of Virginia, United States and a resident of Wheaton, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA. Many of his family members have worked as police officers or firefighters.
Hall was a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputy who worked a part-time security job at the Manor Country Club in Rockville, Montgomery County. Here are 10 more things about him:
- He was born in Cherrydale, Arlington, Virginia to Frank P. Hall and Lillie L. Hutcherson Hall.
- He was 10 years younger than his brother Harry John Hall and 8 years younger than his brother Raymond Joseph Hall.
- He was 9 months older than his wife Anna Louise Garletts Hall, a biological technologist born in Selbysport, Maryland, USA. They have two children together.
- In 1940, Anna gave birth to their son Melvin J. Hall.
- In 1943, Anna gave birth to their daughter Carolyn Hall.
- On May 9, 1944, his mother died at the age of 56. She was buried in Washington, D.C., USA.
- In 1963, his brother Harry died at the age of 55. Harry was buried in Holly Hill, Volusia County, Florida, USA.
- On October 23, 1964, his father died at the age of 92. His father was buried in Brentwood, Maryland.
- On the evening of October 23, 1971, he was at the Manor Country Club in Rockville, filling in for a co-worker who could not make a part-time security guard job that evening at the club. At around 10:40 p.m., he was found face down in a parking lot at the club. He was in uniform, had a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital.
- On October 26, 1971, he died in the hospital. He was 53.