February 20, 1845, near Elk River, Tennessee (eight miles west of Fayetteville, Tennessee)
September 21, 1924, at his home in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mount Hope Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee.
A Cumberland Presbyterian minister, Dale received his Bachelor of Divinity degree from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1876. He was ordained by the Nashville Presbytery at Franklin, Tennessee, the next year.
In addition to his ministerial duties, he wrote and published song books, other books, and tracts, including:
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