Pasco Olandro “Pad” Hall was born June 30, 1890 in Rays Mill (nka Ray City), GA. He was the adopted son of Cassie Lee Hall (1857-1944) and John Lewis Hall (1858-1918). Pad grew up in Ray City, GA.
Family members say as a young man, “He had blue eyes, brown hair was dark complexion 5 feet 8 inches tall weighed approx 170 lbs.” His occupation was Blacksmith.
During World War I Pasco Hall was enlisted as a private in the Army. He was inducted at Nashville, GA on November 8, 1918. His service record shows he was with Battery D, 26th Artillery, Coastal Artillery Corps, Fort Screven, GA, until discharged. Fortunately the Armistice on 11 November 1918, ended the war in victory for the Allies and Pad never saw duty overseas. He received an Honorable Discharge on December 6, 1918 at Fort Screven GA.
After the war, Pad Hall moved to Porterdale, GA and went to work at the Porterdale Mill of the Bibb Manufacturing Company. Bibb was one of the largest employers in the state.
By the time of the 1920 Census Pasco Olandro Hall was married to Ruby Kirkus, He was 27, Ruby was 17. The couple were living in the Cedar Shoal district, Newton Co., GA. in the household of Leila Kirkus.
Pasco Olandro Hall died October 22, 1942 in Porterdale, Newton County, GA. He was buried in the Hall Family Cemetery in Newton County, GA.
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