Benjamin Franklin Chase Edit Profile
Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan Department of Law, 1891.
Practiced law in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Consul at Catania, Italy, 1905-1907. Appointed consul to Zanzibar, 1907, but did not go to post.
Consul, at Leeds, England, 1909-1913. Leghorn, Italy, 1913-1914, Fiume, Hungary, November 1914-July 1916, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1916 (in charge American interests, San Jose, Costa Rica, during revolutionary period, 1918-1920). Consul at Trondhjem, Norway, until closed consulate, November 1921, then consul at Messina, Italy.
Home on sick leave, 1923-1924.
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Married Clemma B. Hayes, August 4, 1896.