Salma Hale

Salma Hale

Birth
Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 19 Nov 1866 (aged 79)
Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 6964829 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He became a printer and was editor of the Walpole Political Observatory, in 1805. He was appointed clerk of the court of common pleas of Cheshire County New Hampshire in 1813 and was secretary to the commission appointed under the treaty of Ghent for determining the northeastern boundary line of the United States, in 1814. In 1817, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifteenth Congress, serving until 1819. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a clerk of the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, a member of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, (1823, 28, 44) and served in the New Hampshire State Senate, (1824-25, 45-46). After leaving politics, he lived in retirement until his death at age 79.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6964829
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Salma Hale (7 Mar 1787–19 Nov 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6964829, citing Woodland Cemetery, Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .