S. A. HALE


From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 994-995

S. A. HALE, ice dealer, Madison; is the son of D. J. and Margaret HALE, and was born Aug. 22, 1838, in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., N.Y.; he went to Madison, Wis., in May 1854, and, in 1855, entered the University at Madison, taking a three-years course in that institution; after leaving school, he became book-keeper for the firm of CARMEN & Co., now CONKLIN & GRAY, coal dealers, and held that position until May 1862, when he went into the Army of the Virginia as Commissary Clerk, in which position he served for three and one-half years; returning to Madison, Mr. H. resumed his former position as book-keeper with the old firm, where he continued until 1874, when he engaged in his present business. In February 1873, Mr. H. was married in Madison to Miss Catharine Rose, who was born March 5, 1849; they have one child, Edward, born Dec. 22, 1875. Mrs. HALE is a member of the Episcopal Church. Mr. HALE has served as Alderman.


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