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Eugene Hale

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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.

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