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Robert Safford Hale

Robert Safford Hale, American congressman. member board regents U. State New York, 1859-1881; member United States House of Representatives from New York, 39th, 43d congresses, December 3, 1866-1867, 73-75.

Background

  • Hale, Robert Safford was born on September 24, 1822 in Chelsea, Vermont, United States. Son of Harry and Lucinda (Eddy) Hale.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the University Vermont, 1842.

    Career

    • Admitted to New York bar, 1847. Ccunty judge, surrogate Essex County (New York), 1856-1865. Counsel for Secretary of War Stanton in impeachment trial of President Johnson, 1868.

      Member board regents U. State New York, 1859-1881. Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 39th, 43d congresses, December 3, 1866-1867, 73-75. Special counsel United States Treasury Department, 1868.

      Agent, counsel for United States before American-British Mixed Claims Commission, 1871-1873. 1st president Elizabethtown (New York), 1875. Commissioner New York Topographical Survey, 1876.

    Membership

    Member board regents U. State New York, 1859-1881. Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 39th, 43d congresses, December 3, 1866-1867, 73-75.

    Connections

    • Married Lorina Sibley Stone, at least 1 son, Harry.
    • father: Harry Hale
    • mother: Lucinda (Eddy) Hale
    • spouse: Lorina Sibley Stone
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    Born September 24, 1822
    Died December 14, 1881
    (aged 59)
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