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Chase, Thornton 1847-1912

CHASE, Thornton 1847-1912

PERSONAL: Born February 22, 1847, in Springfield, MA; died September 13, 1912, in Los Angeles, CA; buried in Inglewood, CA; father, a Baptist deacon. Education: Attended Brown University.

CAREER: Worked in insurance business; leader of Baha'i Faith in the United States. Military service: Union Army, served during Civil War.


In Galilee Baha'i Publishing Society (Chicago, IL), 1908, reprint bound with In Wonderland by Arthur S. Agnew, Kalimat Press (Los Angeles, CA), 1985.

The Baha'i Revelation, Baha'i Publishing Committee (New York, NY), 1909.

Contributor to periodicals, including Star of the West.



Stockman, Robert H., The Baha'i Faith in America:Origins, 1892-1900, Baha'i Publishing Trust (Wilmette, IL), 1985.

Stockman, Robert H., The Baha'i Faith in America:Early Expansion, 1900-1912, George Ronald (Oxford, England), 1995.

Whitehead, O. Z., Some Early Baha'is of the West, George Ronald (Oxford, England), 1976.*

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