Edward Everett Hale
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Born: April 3, 1822

Died: June 10, 1909 (age 87)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: Edward Everett Hale was an American author, historian and Unitarian clergyman. He was a child prodigy who exhibited extraordinary literary skills and at age thirteen was enrolled at Harvard University where he graduated second in his class. Hale would go on to write for a variety of publications and periodicals throughout his lifetime.

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