HALE, Fletcher, (1883 - 1931)


HALE, Fletcher, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Portland, Maine, January 22, 1883; attended the public schools; was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1905; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1908 and commenced practice in Littleton, N.H.; moved to Laconia, N.H., in 1912 and continued the practice of his profession; city solicitor of Laconia in 1915; solicitor for Belknap County 1915-1920; member of the board of education 1916-1925, serving as chairman 1918-1925; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1918; member of the State tax commission 1920-1925; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1925, until his death in Brooklyn (N.Y.) Naval Hospital on October 22, 1931; interment in Union Cemetery, Laconia, N.H.