Chase, Ira J. (Ira Joy), 1834-1895

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Ira J. Chase was lieutenant governor of Indiana, 1889-1891 and governor, 1891-1893. Prior to that, he was a minister in churches in Illinois, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. He served in the 19th Ohio Volunteer Regiment during the Civl War. He was married to Rhoda J. Castle Chase. They were the parents of three children.

From the description of Ira J. Chase family album [graphic], circa 1860-circa 1915. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 779342160

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creatorOf Holman, William Steele, 1822-1897. Papers, 1836-1998. Indiana University
referencedIn Hampton, Mary Elizabeth. Mary Elizabeth Hampton collection, 1770-1960. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Chase, Ira J. (Ira Joy), 1834-1895. Ira J. Chase family album [graphic], circa 1860-circa 1915. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Fairbanks mss., 1819-1939 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
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associatedWith Chase family family
associatedWith Fairbanks, Charles W. (Charles Warren), 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Hampton, Mary Elizabeth. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Holman, William Steele, 1822-1897. person
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Birth 1834-12-07

Death 1895-05-11



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