By the time Hall moved to Hamilton with his wife in 1941, outside influences were waning and things had quieted down a bit.
Hall said he went to work as a lobbyist for the trucking industry and while the killings, kidnappings, bank robberies and bootlegging may have slowed considerably, flagrant political graft was still a reality.
“Lets put it this way,” he said. “When you are a lobbyist, you learn what the political game is about and how to get around it and get what you want.”
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