Chase's Mills, Maine , United States
|| January 14, 1822
|| November 24, 1909
May 12, 2013 05:34pm
|Info||CHASE, Solon - Agricultural leader from Maine. |
Chase was born 1/14/1822 in Chase's Mills ME, the son of Isaac & Eunice Chase. He attended Gorham Academy and applied to the US Military Academy but was rejected for physical reasons.
ME State House (R) 1861-2
Appointed collector of internal revenue but not confirmed during the Andrew Johnson administration.
Publisher, Chase Mills Chronicle, 1875-9, then the Greenback Labor Chronicle 1880, then Chase's Inquirer 1880-1, then Them Steers 1882-3.
Delegate to the Greenback National Convention of 1876 and active in party affairs from 1876 to 1884
Chairman of the Maine state Greenback convention 1878
Candidate for US House (G-ME) 1878
Postmaster of Chase's Mills 1879
Candidate for US Senate (G-ME) 1880
Candidate for Governor (G-ME) 1882
James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, 1:105; photo source = [Link]