Robert Hale (doctor)
Hale graduated from Harvard in 1721 and later practiced as a physician in Beverly. He commanded a regiment under William Pepperrell at the Siege of Louisbourg in 1745. In 1747, he was appointed by the legislature of Massachusetts a commissioner to New York to adopt measures for the general defence, and in 1755 was a commissioner to New Hampshire to plan an expedition against the French. He was appointed sheriff of Essex County, Massachusetts, in 1761, and was for 13 years a member of the legislature.
||This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (May 2013) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
- Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
- Edwin Martin Stone (1843). History of Beverly, civil and ecclesiastical, from its settlement in 1630 to 1842. Boston. pp. 38–52. Here he is referred to as Robert Hale, Jr.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1892). "Hale, John". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
|This biographical article related to the United States military is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|