Clarence HALE Edit Profile
Bowdoin College, Bachelor of Arts, 1869, Master of Arts, Doctor of Laws.
Born in Turner, Maine, Hale received an A.B. from Bowdoin College in 1869 and read law to enter the bar in 1871. He was in private practice in Portland, Maine from 1871 to 1902, also serving as a city solicitor, for Portland, Maine from 1879 to 1882, and as a Maine state representative from 1883 to 1886. On May 13, 1902, Hale was nominated by President Theodore Roosevelt to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Maine vacated by Nathan Webb.
Hale was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 19, 1902, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on January 1, 1922, serving in that capacity until his death, in 1934, in Portland, Maine.
Member: Maine Historical. Society (President). Clubs: Cumberland (Portland), University (Boston), Union.
Married Margaret Rollins, March 11, 1880. Children: Katharine (Mistress Philip G. Clifford), Robert Hale.