Richard E. Hale

Richard E. Hale retired from a long career in international banking in 1995. Remaining in Singapore, he then added research into Singapore and Malaya’s mercantile history in the 19th century to his existing interests of ornithology and philately. In 2016 he published The Balestiers: the first American Residents of Singapore. His latest book is Fraser’s Hill and Lewis J. Fraser of Singapore (2018).