Ralph Hall

Ralph Hall

TEXAS' 4th DISTRICT

Hall Statement on Border Crisis Legislation

2014/08/03

Today the House voted on two bills to address the border crisis – H.R. 5230, a border supplemental... Read More

Hall Votes In Favor of Lawsuit Against President

2014/07/30

Today the House passed H.Res. 676, a resolution to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama for... Read More

Hall Votes to Cut Government Spending, Rein in IRS

2014/07/16

Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-04) voted with the House to pass H.R. 5016, The Financial Services and General... Read More

Rep. Hall Statement on Border Crisis

2014/07/11

America's southern border states have recently suffered a surge of over 52,000 unaccompanied... Read More

Hall Supports Pro-Energy Solutions for a Stronger America

2014/06/26

This week, Congressman Ralph Hall (TX-04) supported three pro-energy bills to strengthen America's... Read More

Hall Supports Strong FY 2015 Defense Funding

2014/06/20

Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-04) voted in support of H.R. 4870, a bill to fund the Department of Defense for... Read More

Hall Supports VA Accountability, Vet Access to Outside Care

2014/06/11

Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-04) continued his efforts on behalf of veterans by supporting two bills to hold... Read More

Hall Fights Administration's "Cap and Trade" Proposal on Power Plants

2014/06/02

In response to the Administration's announcement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's... Read More

Rep. Hall Statement on VA Secretary Resignation

2014/05/30

Today, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki resigned in the wake of Inspector General Richard... Read More

Showing Gratitude to Our Troops, Veterans This Memorial Day

2014/05/22

"This Memorial Day weekend we remember that our Nation's greatest gift is freedom and that... Read More

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Contact Information

2405 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-6673
Fax 202-225-3332
ralphhall.house.gov

Ralph M. Hall, representing the Fourth Congressional District in Texas, was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1980 and has been re-elected to each succeeding Congress. Congressman Hall was selected as Chairman of the Committee on Science and Technology for the 112th Congress.

Between 1950 and 1962, Mr. Hall served as County Judge of Rockwall County, Texas. In 1958-1959, he served as President of the State Judges and Commissioners Association. He served in the Texas Senate from 1962 to 1972, where he served as President Pro Tempore in 1968-1969.

Ralph M. Hall was born in Fate (Rockwall County), Texas, on May 3, 1923, attended the public schools in Rockwall and graduated from Rockwall High School. He joined the U.S. Navy on December 10, 1942, serving as a lieutenant (senior grade) aircraft carrier pilot from 1942 to 1945. Hall attended Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, in 1943; attended the University of Texas, Austin, 1946-1947, and received his LL.B. from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, in 1951. He was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1951 and maintained a private law practice in Rockwall for many years.

In 1944, he married the former Mary Ellen Murphy. They have three sons, Hampton, Brett, and Blakeley, and five grandchildren.


Serving With

Louie Gohmert

TEXAS' 1st DISTRICT

Ted Poe

TEXAS' 2nd DISTRICT

Sam Johnson

TEXAS' 3rd DISTRICT

Jeb Hensarling

TEXAS' 5th DISTRICT

Joe Barton

TEXAS' 6th DISTRICT

John Culberson

TEXAS' 7th DISTRICT

Kevin Brady

TEXAS' 8th DISTRICT

Michael McCaul

TEXAS' 10th DISTRICT

Michael Conaway

TEXAS' 11th DISTRICT

Kay Granger

TEXAS' 12th DISTRICT

Mac Thornberry

TEXAS' 13th DISTRICT

Randy Weber

TEXAS' 14th DISTRICT

Bill Flores

TEXAS' 17th DISTRICT

Randy Neugebauer

TEXAS' 19th DISTRICT

Lamar Smith

TEXAS' 21st DISTRICT

Pete Olson

TEXAS' 22nd DISTRICT

Kenny Marchant

TEXAS' 24th DISTRICT

Roger Williams

TEXAS' 25th DISTRICT

Michael Burgess

TEXAS' 26th DISTRICT

Blake Farenthold

TEXAS' 27th DISTRICT

John Carter

TEXAS' 31st DISTRICT

Pete Sessions

TEXAS' 32nd DISTRICT

Steve Stockman

TEXAS' 36th DISTRICT