The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Hale, Robert Safford, 1822-1881

LC control no.n 85133086
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingHale, Robert Safford, 1822-1881
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Birth date1822-09-24
Death date1881-12-14
Place of birthChelsea (Vt.)
Place of deathElizabethtown (N.Y.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Profession or occupationLawyers Judges Legislators--United States
Found inHis Report of Robert S. Hale ... 1873?
LC data base, 10-1-85 (hdg.: Hale, Robert Safford, 1822-1881; usage: Robert Safford Hale)
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, July 10, 2020 (Hale, Robert Safford (1822-1881); Representative from New York; born in Chelsea, Orange County, Vt., September 24, 1822; attended South Royalton (Vt.) Academy, and was graduated from the University of Vermont at Burlington in 1842; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Elizabethtown, N.Y., in 1847; judge of Essex County 1856-1864; appointed a regent of the University of New York, New York City, in 1859; special counsel of the United States charged with the defense of the "abandoned and captured property claims" 1868-1870; agent and counsel for the United States before the American and British Mixed Commission under the treaty of Washington 1871-1873; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Orlando Kellogg and served from December 3, 1866, to March 3, 1867; elected to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); chairman, Committee on District of Columbia (Forty-third Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 1874; appointed a commissioner of the State survey April 29, 1876, in which capacity he was serving when he died in Elizabethtown, N.Y., on December 14, 1881; interment in Riverside Cemetery)
Associated languageeng