Harrie Brigham Chase

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Harrie Brigham Chase
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   Calvin Coolidge
Active:   1/31/1929 - 9/1/1954
Chief:   1953-1954
Senior:   9/1/1954 - 11/17/1969
Preceded by:   New Seat
Succeeded by:   Sterry Waterman
Past post:   Vermont Supreme Court
Past term:   1926-1929
Personal History
Born:   August 9, 1889
Hometown:   Whitingham, VT
Deceased:   November 17, 1969
Undergraduate:   Dartmouth College, A.B., 1909
Law School:   Boston U. Law, LL.B., 1912



Harrie Brigham Chase (1889-1969) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1929 after an appointment from Calvin Coolidge. At the time of his appointment, he was an associate justice on the Vermont Supreme Court. On September 1, 1954, he assumed senior status. He served until his death on November 17, 1969.[1]

Early life and education

  • Dartmouth College, A.B., 1909
  • Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1912[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Second Circuit

He was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on January 19, 1929 to a new seat created by 45 Stat. 1081. He was confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1929, and received commission that same day. In 1953 and 1954, he was the chief judge. On September 1, 1954, he assumed senior status. He served until his death on November 17, 1969.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Second Circuit
1929–1969
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
Sterry Waterman