Arthur E. Chase

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Arthur E. Chase
Arthur E. Chase.jpeg
Member of the Massachusetts Senate from the Worcester District
In office
Preceded byThomas P. White
Succeeded byRobert A. Bernstein
Personal details
Born(1930-02-04)February 4, 1930
Worcester, Massachusetts
DiedJanuary 5, 2015(2015-01-05) (aged 84)
Worcester, Massachusetts[1]
Resting placeB'nei Brith cemetery, Worcester, Massachusetts[1]
NationalityUnited States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Wynne L. Chase and later Elaine Kaufman Chase[1]
ResidenceNaples, Florida[1]
Alma materWorcester Junior College

Arthur E. Chase (February 4, 1930 – January 5, 2015) was an American businessman and politician. He represented the Worcester District in the Massachusetts Senate from 1991–1995.[2] He co-founded the Central Massachusetts Legislative Caucus.[1] In 1991 he designed the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at WPI and in 1992 sponsored legislation to create it.[3][4][5][6][7][8] He was the Republican nominee for Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1994, but lost in the general election to William F. Galvin.[9]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Lisa Eckelbecker (6 January 2015). "'A very pragmatic guy' Arthur Chase, former state senator, dies at 84". Worcester Telegram & Gazette. p. 1 and A10.
  2. 1993–1994 Public Officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  3. Susan L.J. Dickinson (May 11, 1992). "Although Some Cynics Call Them Elitist, Math And Science Magnet Schools Flourish". The Scientist magazine. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  4. Karen Diegmueller (February 19, 1992). "Academy of Math, Science Proposed in Massachusetts". Education Week. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  5. "Massachusetts to Open a Public Science School". New York Times. February 19, 1992. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  6. Jack Minch (7 November 2011). "Academy of Math classes plus dedicated students equals success". Fitchburg Sentinel & Enteprise. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  7. Michael Barney (13 January 2015). "Chase's educational legacy As I See It". Worcester Telegram & Gazette.
  8. "Mass Academy of Math and Science to Name Its Brickyard in Honor of Former Sen. Arthur Chase". Worcester Polytechnic Institute. June 2, 2014. Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  9. Massachusetts Election Statistics 1994.