Sale, Samuel was born on October 29, 1854 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Isaac and Henrietta Sale.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Louisville, 1872. University of Berlin and Rabbinical Seminary of Berlin, 1873-1878. Honorary Doctor of Hebrew Literature, Hebrew Union College, 1933.
Rabbi of Har Sinai Congregation, Baltimore, 1878-1883, Congregation Anshe Maarab, Chicago, 1883-1887, Congregation Shaare Emeth (“Gates of Truth”), St. Louis, 1887-1918, rabbi emeritus, January 1, since 1919. Has officiated as chaplain at all National political convs. held in St. Louis during residence there. Home: St. Louis, Mo.
Married Rachel Goldenberg, January 12, 1881 (died 1930).