Thomas Chase (educator)

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Thomas Chase (1827-1892) was a United States educator and classical scholar. He was on the faculty of Haverford College and later its president.

Biography[edit]

Chase was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. At nine years of age, he was introduced to Latin; Greek at ten.[1] He graduated in 1848 at Harvard University. Beginning in 1850, he served as a substitute Latin professor at Harvard for a year, and another year and a half as an instructor, and then a tutor.[1]

He studied in Europe from 1853 to 1855, at the University of Berlin and the Collège de France mainly, and as a listener at other universities. He was professor of Greek and Latin at Haverford College 1855-1875. From 1875 to 1886 he was president of Haverford. He was a member of the American committee for the revision of the New Testament, and a delegate to the Stockholm Philological Congress of 1889.

Publications[edit]

His “Use of Italics in the English Bible” was part of an 1879 pamphlet issued by the Bible revision committee.[1]

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Family[edit]

He was a brother of Pliny Chase.[1]

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