October 5, 1904
Nancy Pearl Johnson was born in Prescott (Nevada County). When she was six years old, her family moved to Little Rock (Pulaski County), where she attended Little Rock’s public schools. Nancy Pearl Johnson Hall was the first woman to be elected to a constitutional office in Arkansas. A staff member to several agencies and constitutional officers of state government, she was appointed to succeed her husband C. G. “Crip” Hall as secretary of state upon his death and went on to be elected state treasurer by the voters.