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John P. Hale

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1755

John Hale's great-grandmother escaped from the Shawnees

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May 01, 1824

John Peter Hale was born in Ingles Ferry

1840

John Hale moved to the Kanawha Valley

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1841

John Hale attended Mercer Academy in Charleston

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1845

John Hale graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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1860

John Hale became the owner of a large salt works

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1862

John Hale served as a surgeon in the Civil War

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1863

John Hale organized the Bank of the West

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1870

John Hale started the first steam ferry at Charleston

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1871

John P. Hale became mayor of Charleston

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Dec 26, 1872

John Hale built the Hale House hotel in Charleston

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1883

John P. Hale published a pamphlet on Daniel Boone's years in the Kanawha Valley

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1886

John P. Hale produced book, Trans-Allegheny Pioneers

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1890

John P. Hale helped and Virgil Lewis found the West Virginia Historical and Antiquarian Society

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1891

John P. Hale wrote History of the Great Kanawha Valley

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Jul 11, 1902

John P. Hale died


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