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Eugene Hale

Eugene Hale, American senator. member Hale & Hamlin. Company attorney Hancock Company, 9 years; member House of Representatives, 1867, 68, 80; member 41st to 45th Congresses (1869-1879).

Background

  • Hale, Eugene was born on June 9, 1836 in Turner, Maine, United States. Son of James Sullivan and Betsey (Staples) Hale.

  • Education

    • Brother of Clarence H. Academic education; (honorary Master of Arts, Bowdoin, 1869. Doctor of Laws, Bates College, 1882, Colby, 1886, Bowdoin, 1896).

    Career

    • Zachariah Chandler, of Michigan, December 20, 1871, father of Chandler H. Admitted to bar, 1857. Senior member Hale & Hamlin. Company attorney Hancock Company, 9 years.

      Member House of Representatives, 1867, 68, 80. Member 41st to 45th Congresses (1869-1879). United States senator for terms, 1881-1887, 1887-1893, 1893-1899, 1899-1905, 1905-1911.

      Now member National Monetary Commission Appointed Postmaster General by President Grant, 1874, but declined. Was tendered naval portfolio by President Hayes, but declined. Home: Ellsworth, Me.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Hale & Hamlin. Company attorney Hancock Company, 9 years. Member House of Representatives, 1867, 68, 80.

    Member 41st to 45th Congresses (1869-1879).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Douglas, d.
    • father: James Sullivan Hale
    • mother: Betsey (Staples) Hale
    • spouse: Mary Douglas
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    Born June 9, 1836
    Died October 27, 1918
    (aged 82)
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