John P. Hale

John P. Hale

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Parker Hale was an American politician and lawyer from New Hampshire. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 and in the United States Senate from 1847 to 1853 and again from 1855 to 1865. He was the first senator to make a stand against slavery. Hale was a leading member of the Free Soil Party and was its presidential nominee in 1852.Hale was born in Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, the son of John Parker Hale and Lydia Clarkson O'Brien. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated in 1827 from Bowdoin College, where he was a prominent member of the Peucinian Society, a literary society. He began his law studies in Rochester with Jeremiah H. Woodman, and continued them with Daniel M. Christie in Dover, where, after passing the bar examination there in 1830, Hale lived and practiced law. He married Lucy Lambert, the daughter of William Thomas Lambert and Abigail Rickershow more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136655551
  • 9786136655550