- Norman Silber
Chase, Stuart (08 March 1888–16 November 1985), social theorist and writer, was born in Somersworth, New Hampshire, the son of Harvey Stuart Chase, a public accountant, and Aaronette Rowe. Chase was born into a family that had lived in New England since the seventeenth century. He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1907–1908 and then completed his college education at Harvard University. Upon graduating cum laude in 1910, he became a certified public accountant and entered his father’s accounting firm in Boston. In 1914 he married Margaret Hatfield; they had two children. The marriage ended in divorce in 1929. One year later, he married Marian Tyler....