Hall, David

Hall, David

(1930–  ) governor; born in Oklahoma City, Okla. An air force veteran and lawyer, he served as Tulsa County attorney (1962–66), becoming a University of Tulsa law professor in 1968. As Democratic governor of Oklahoma (1971–75), he reorganized the grand jury system and built new state agency offices. Convicted in 1975 for extortion and bribery while in office, he served a three-year prison sentence.