Robert Hale Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin, 1910, Doctor of Laws, 1947. Rhodes scholar, Oxford, 1910-1913, Bachelor of Arts, 1912, Master of Arts, 1921. Harvard University Law School, 1913-1914.
Master of Arts, University Maine, 1931.
Mistress Cornelius John Tyson). With Choate, Hall & Stewart. Boston, 1914-1916; with Verrill, Hale, Booth & Ives, Portland, Maine, 1917-1920, except when in military service.
Partner same firm and its successor, Verrill, Hale, Dana & Walker, 1920-1942. Enlisted United States Army, November 27, 1917. Second in command Lieutenant infantry, March 1918.
With American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1919. Member of staff of mission sent by United States Peace Commission to Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 1919. Honorary discharge, September, 1919.
Member Maine House of Representatives 1923-1930, speaker of House, 1929-1930. Member 78th to 84th Congresses 1st Maine District appointed by President Eisenhower to commission to conciliate differences between United States and Switzerland. Board overseers Bowdoin College.
Active Maine State Society.
Member: Psi Upsilon; Phi Beta Kappa. American Legion. Clubs: Portland, Cumberland, Portland Yacht, Harvard. Purpoodock.
Spouse Agnes Burke, April 20, 1922, Morristown, N.