Hale, Enoch a Congregational minister, brother of Nathan Hale, the Revolutionary martyr, and father of Hon. Nathan Hale, of the Boston Daily Advertiser, was born at Coventry, Connecticut, in 1754; graduated from Yale College in 1773; was ordained pastor of the Church in Westhampton, Massachusetts, in 1779, and died January 14, 1837. He was secretary of the Massachusetts General (Congregational) Association from 1804 to 1824. See Cong. Quarterly, 1859, page 39; Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 2:572.