James Alexander Hall, II
1941 — 2021
The Mahoning Valley is mourning the loss of esteemed educator James Alexander Hall II, who passed away peacefully on February 18, 2021 after a brief illness. Born on June 7, 1941 to parents William and Margaret (Myers) Hall, Jim was raised in Youngstown and graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in 1959. After briefly attending seminary at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, Jim returned to Youngstown, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Communications at Youngstown State University. Jim then embarked on what would become an illustrious and distinguished career in education, beginning as an English teacher at Warren John F. Kennedy High School. He then moved to Canfield High School,...