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Robert Safford Hale

congressman

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