Rev Edward Everett Hale

Rev Edward Everett Hale

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 10 Jun 1909 (aged 87)
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 11, Ageratum Path
Memorial ID 433 · View Source
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Author, minister. Edward Everett Hale was the nephew of the orator Edward Everett and son of an editor in Boston; he later married the niece of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. He entered Harvard at age 13 and graduated with the class of 1839. He became a teacher, editor, and writer of essays and short stories (including "The Man Without a Country") before holding minister positions in Worcester and Boston, Massachusetts. In these roles, he advocated various reforms and was a founding member of the Unitarian Church of America. He later became Chaplain of the US Senate in 1903. Hale was also an outspoken abolitionist. A statue of Hale stands in the Boston Public Garden.

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