History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Chase, Harrie Brigham
Born August 9, 1889, in Whitingham, VT
Died November 17, 1969, in Vernon, VT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on January 19, 1929, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 1081. Confirmed by the Senate on January 31, 1929, and received commission on January 31, 1929. Served as chief judge, 1953-1954. Assumed senior status on September 1, 1954. Service terminated on November 17, 1969, due to death.

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1909
Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1912

Professional Career:
Private practice, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1912-1919
State's attorney, Windham County, Vermont, 1919
Judge, Vermont Superior Court, 1919-1927; chief judge, 1926-1927
Associate justice, Vermont Supreme Court, 1927-1929


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