Nathan W. Hale
|Nathan Wesley Hale|
|Hale, photographed by Harris & Ewing|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 2nd district
March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1909
|Preceded by||Henry R. Gibson|
|Succeeded by||Richard W. Austin|
|Born||February 11, 1860
Scott County, Virginia
|Died||September 16, 1941 (aged 81)
|Resting place||Rose Hills Memorial Park
|Spouse(s)||Laura Adelaide (Sebastian) Hale|
Born on February 11, 1860 near Gate City, Virginia in Scott County Hale was the son of Drayton Smithton and Ruth C. Frazier Hale. He attended the common schools of Nicholasville, Virginia and Kingsley Academy near Kingsport, Tennessee.
Hale taught school at Hale's Mill, Virginia in 1876. He moved to Knoxville, Tennessee in 1878 and engaged in the nursery business as well as the wholesale dry goods business, banking, and farming. He married Laura Adelaide Sebastian in 1898, and they had five children. He served as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1891 to 1893. He was a member of the Tennessee Senate from 1893 to 1895. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination in 1902 as a Representative to the Fifty-eighth Congress.
Elected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses, Hale served from March 4, 1905 to March 3, 1909. He was an unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1908 to the Sixty-first Congress.
Hale was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1908 and a member of the Republican National Committee from 1908 to 1912. In 1909, he moved to Los Angeles, California and engaged in the oil and real estate business until his death.
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